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Re: csv read problem

From: Nicholas Jankowski
Subject: Re: csv read problem
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2016 12:18:59 -0500

On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 12:16 PM, Nicholas Jankowski <address@hidden> wrote:
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 12:09 PM, Doug Stewart <address@hidden> wrote:

On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 11:32 AM, margalja <address@hidden> wrote:
Thank you, Nick, that was fast.

Well, I didn't write the csvs, they are downloaded from an oficial website
from an agency and there isn't information about how they process them.

this is one of the files:

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The first column has
3 ; 2 ; 0 2 / 0 1 / 2 0 0 0 ; 2 0 0 0 ; 2 ; 0

in it.

more than that. opening is SciTE it's showing an extra non-display-able character between every character. I've tried playing with character encodings but they just display as _NUL_. (black background text, not underscored)  i.e.,:

line 2 gives:


So, something about the source made for an odd csv file, and octave is just reporting back what it sees.


I just imported it into Excel to take a look at it. Excel opened the file fine, ignores the NUL character (no space shown between characters).

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