On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 14:54 +0100, peter pilsl wrote:
> I need to export several tables as csv. I use the \f-command to set the
> seperator and pipe the output of my select directly to a file.
> Unfortunately thats all the control I have over the created csv-file. I cannot
> set the field-delimiter and - which is critical to me - I cannot set an
> alternate record-seperator (newline at the moment). The latter is important to
> me cause many of my fields-values have \n or \r in it, so the csv-import-filter
> has a hard time to distinguish the record-seperator from a newline inside the data.
> On the server I've postgres7.2, so the COPY-command does not know about the
> CSV-option yet (not does the postgres 8).
> Is there any ready tool to create flexible csv-files or any trick I did not find
> out yet?
tablename=>\pset fieldsep ,
tablename=>\pset recordsep ^
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