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Delaney, Timothy C (Timothy)
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      07-22-2003
> From: Alex [(E-Mail Removed)]
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> What would be the best way to convert a flat file of products into
> a multi-dimensional array? The flat file looks like this:
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> Beer|Molson|Dry|4.50
> Beer|Molson|Export|4.50
> Shot|Scotch|Macallan18|18.50
> Shot|Regular|Jameson|3.00


Have you tried any of the CSV/DSV (delimiter-separated libraries). They may be overkill, but you may also be able to get a 1 or 2 line solution out of them.

Tim Delaney

 
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