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Working with CSV files from the command line #

csvkit is a suite of utilities for converting to and working with CSV. Tools include:

Input

Processing

Output (and Analysis)

(via author's comment on a blog post about parsing CSV files with the standard *nix tools: "Just a heads up that most of these commands will fail with non-trivial data because CSV files can contain rows that span multiple lines. I wrote csvkit to solve exactly this problem: http://csvkit.readthedocs.org/en/0.8.0/ Similar commands, but it handles CSV format correctly.")

/nix | Aug 27, 2014


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