port to convert comma delimited file

Dru dlavigne6 at cogeco.ca
Wed Mar 26 02:10:58 PST 2003

On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Martin Karlsson wrote:

> * Dru <dlavigne6 at cogeco.ca> [2003-03-25 20.51 -0500]:
> >
> > Hello,
> Hi,
> > I have a comma delimited file with approximately 7000 rows and 5 columns.
> > I have absolutely no database skills and and almost as much HTML skill,
> > yet I need to convert this file into an HTML table. Is there something in
> > the ports collection that will do this for me, a sort of converter for
> > dummies? Barring that, is there any port that will do this, hopefully with
> > docs so I can learn as I go?
> I couldn't find anything like that in the ports collection, but there
> seems to be alternatives on the web, e.g. csv2html
> URL:<http://watson-wilson.ca/computer/csv2html.html>.
> Hint: search the web for csv (comma separated values) and html.

Wow, that was quick. For the curious, the downloadable perl script does
the trick nicely :-)


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