Questions tagged [csv]

A comma-separated values (CSV) file stores tabular data (numbers and text) as plain text, with rows and columns delimited by line terminators and commas, respectively. You may also use this tag for variants where fields are separated by tabs or semicolons.

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Python web-scraper to download table of transistor counts from Wikipedia

I have been looking for answers for how to easily scrape data from Wikipedia into a CSV file with Beautiful Soup. This is the code so far. Is there an easier way to do it? ...
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Multithreading to process requests and save results in python

I was presented with a task to come up with a script that generates a CSV with POSTAL codes via bruteforce (I'm in Brazil, so that means CEP to us). Points to note: I'm using an external library, ...
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Remapping property IDs when inserting CSV data to a database table

My code is functioning the way I'm expecting, with the if. However, it is not pythonic to me, and that bugs me. The multiple if in the code below are supposed to ...
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Exporting data from PostgreSQL as CSV to S3 bucket

I have a general question regarding DRY. As you can see there are several parts such as io.StringIO(), csv.writer, ...
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JSON to CSV in python using json.loads and json_normalize

I am trying to convert a JSON file to CSV format using Python. I am using the JSON.loads() method and then using json_normalize()...
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C++ Sql-like base operating on csv files

I implemented very constrained trivial implementation of sql querries operating on user files (in csv format). Where possible i tried to use modern C++ features. The fancy goal is to serve MySql ...
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Loading in two CSV files and storing them in two separate arrays

As the title says, I'm loading (or at least trying to) two CSV files and store them in two separate arrays. What I have so far worked, but it isn't the most elegant, no efficient solution. The end ...
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Functional CSV Parser

I've been starting to migrate some C++ code from imperative to more of a functional style. I'm new to functional programming so I'm trying to get a sense of how well this code fits into the functional ...
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Excel table filling with EPPlus

I am making a tool to read 3 input files in CSV and then filling an XLSX file with the information from the CSV. I want to know if I am repeating myself and if I can make it better and faster. ...
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Batch retrieve formatted address along with geometry (lat/long) and output to csv

I have a csv file with 3 fields, two of which are of my interest, Merchant_Name and City. My goal was to output multiple csv ...
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Pricing data checker script

I was recently given a task to implement a data-checker script which given an input file containing (date, last_price) values should check for 3 different kind of errors - missing values, stale values ...
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Function to parse a Javascript object and return a CSV

This function converts a Javascript Object into a CSV. ...
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Node.js tool to update Cisco UCCX with CSV data

What this tool does update skills for agents on a Contact Center Cluster (Cisco UCCX). The tool reads a csv file called agents.csv from the current working directory. This file has a list of agents ...
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Excel To CSV Converter Ch 9 ATBS

I am learning more about python using the book "Automate The Boring Stuff". The problem I completed was "Excel To CSV Converter". I want to kick bad habits to the curb, and make sure I'm learning the ...
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PHP program to validate phone numbers from a file

As part of job interview, I was asked to write a cli script that takes a list of phone numbers to validate from a file and as an option in the command line. It will then produce a CSV file with three ...
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Combining CSV files of simulation results

This script is a subset of a larger script where I have the output of many test simulations in the form of CSVs. Each file starts with the model name and includes the number of elements in my file. ...
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Grouping sales transactions by person

I have a csv file with sales transactions. Each transaction includes person identifiers (which are sometimes/often missing) and transaction data. Person identifiers are fname, lname, phone, email and ...
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Union based encoding of .csv file into a data table with different types [closed]

I am writing a program that has a row-based data table class. It also has an encoder class that is intended to take in some .csv data and convert it into a 2darray of encoded data of unknown type at ...
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Getting service rate based on time/day of service

I have a long roster where I'd like to categorize the rates by time/day of service. Most shifts ends the same date but there are some special cases where the shift ends on a different date. I have to ...
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Removing duplicate field entries from sorted csv data

Given the following input (cat i.txt), I want to remove duplicate field entries in each of the first three columns and none of the others. ...
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Computing average duration per user from a large CSV file that doesn't fit in memory

We have a large log file which stores user interactions with an application. The entries in the log file follow the following schema: {userId, timestamp, actionType} where actionType is one of two ...
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Count words in a list of titles, with some cleanup

I have a list of article titles, where I wish to count the number of occurrences for each word (and remove some words and characters). The input is in a .csv file where the titles are in column '...
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Convert Amazon transaction data for import into accounting system

At the end of each billing cycle, Amazon generates a raw transaction file for my store's orders that cycle. I am converting that raw transaction file into a .csv file to be imported into my accounting ...
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batch add users to nextcloud on docker with csv

I have a working script that will batch add users to an instance of nextcloud running on top of docker. This version is the result of changes made after asking this question. I guess I'm looking for ...
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Read comma separated values and insert in SQL Server 2016 table using String_Split

I know that this question has been asked many times over many years and I have read every one of them but I wanted to get a modern solution since software has changed and ...
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Controller in an ASP.NET Web API application which generates a CSV file

I have a controller in an ASP.NET Web API application which generates a CSV file. The controller looks like this: ...
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Read/write a pipe-delimited file line by line with some simple text manipulation

This code that I wrote is supposed to read/write a pipe-delimited file line by line to a new file with some simple text manipulation. (It also adds two new columns) and publishes a "Status Update" ...
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Batch upload users to nextcloud on docker with bash csv

I have this bash script that adds users to NextCloud from a csv file. It expects to be run from the same directory as the docker-compose.yml file. I'm pretty new to bash scripting and I'm wondering ...
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Python code to identify structure of a text file

We have a department in our org that generates a lot of data in flat files, all with different formats. We are now trying to sort this data out and load into a database. As step 1, I am trying to ...
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Checking whether fund prices changed over multiple CSV files

A Mutual Fund data vendor is updating all Mutual Fund prices partially from 6 PM to early morning at 1 AM. Starting from 6 PM, I started to download prices for every 30 minutes. 1st download - 2 Fund ...
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Multi-line text reader (x64 ASM)

Building upon my previous question, I have come up with a method that'll search through a buffer and return a pointer to the end of the line. The primary purpose of the function to extract rows from a ...
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Generating two Woocommerce Order CSV files based off url query

I wrote this code about one year ago. I'm looking to refactor it to be solid SOLID and secure, as this is being generated off a custom endpoint. The script is to read parameters from a query and ...
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Sensor logger for Raspberry Pi in a stratospheric probe

I'm writing a Python Script for a Raspberry Pi to measure different sensors. We are planning to send the Pi with that Script running to the stratosphere, so the power usage for the Pi is limited. I ...
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Generate CSV from multiple files on Regex Python Output

I have written a python script using regex to extrapolate a poorly formatted text file data table into an actual data table. I am currently printing the output using . C:\my file location\file.csv in ...
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CSV/JSON converter

This is my first Python script and I would like to hear the opinion of more experienced users, so I can do it right from the beginning instead of trying to correct my mistakes after months (years?) of ...
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Upload csv file to sqlserver with python

I have to weekly upload a csv file to sqlserver, and I do the job using python 3. The problem is that it takes too long for the file to be uploaded (around 30 minutes), and the table has 49000 rows ...
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json2CSV fails because of lack of RAM memory

I run this code on my Heroku Node.js server in order to get CSV for few hundred rows, but it fails with R14 - Memory Quota Exceeded. It worked fine when there were ...
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Python Spreadsheet Header Indexer

At work, I find myself frequently crunching CSVs with headers prone to change names and location. I have a solution, but with no opportunity for code review I was hoping SE could offer a look ...
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Excel to CSV converter

To check out the cssv module i wrote a small programm which takes all xlsx files in a folder and converts them into csv files. Let me know what you would improve on this program. xlsx_tp_csv ...
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Speed up iteration for large dataset in python

I'm trying to parse data into a csv prior to a bulk transaction into Neo4j. I'm using vast amounts of data in the relationships and wondered if anyone could help in speeding up the transactions below....
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Code to read and write CSV files

Below is my code that 1) writes a CSV file with three columns of integer data (plus column names on the first line) and 2) reads the CSV file. I'm new to C++ and would appreciate some code review. ...
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Grouping comma-separated lines together

I have comma-delimited files like these, where the first field is sorted in increasing order: Case 1 ( 1st file ) : ...
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Web scraping the titles and descriptions of trending YouTube videos

This scrapes the titles and descriptions of trending YouTube videos and writes them to a CSV file. What improvements can I make? ...
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Converting fixed-width text file to CSV in C

I'm trying to get reacquainted with C after years of higher-level languages. I wrote a small fixed-width to CSV converter. It works (for ASCII at least) and it's quite fast, but I wonder if I missed ...
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Detecting line separators and line breaks in Python CSV [closed]

Here is how I'm detecting a field separator and line break in a CSV file for which I do not already know the format. Does this look sufficient, or are there other things I should be adding here? <...
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Select data from csv and make associative array

I've got a .csv file with ZIP codes containing the city and its sub-districts 67401,City 1,district_a 67401,City 2,district_b 67401,City 3,district_c 67401,City 3,district_d 67401,City 3,district_e ...
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Reflection optimization for export CSV on large scale

So, I'm building export/import CSV helper. I have some performance issues in the code below. it takes me to parse CSV of 25,000 rows at 7 seconds. If someone can help, it will be awesome! ...
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CSV file download in Spring

I recently worked on a module, in which I implemented the functionality of downloading the CSV files. ...
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Simple fluent library to validate text content

Before I can perform a more or less complex mappings, treatments in business objects and saving results in databases, I often need to validate contents from flat text files or excel files All the ...
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Generate xyz coordinates of a tube made of multiple rings

In this code, I generate the coordinates of a tube made of multiple rings. Finally, I write those x,y,z coordinates in a .csv file. I want to simplify this code (maybe using a for loop?). ...