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Re: Error in using copy command

From: Michael Wood <esiotrot(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Sindile Bidla <sindile(dot)bidla(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Error in using copy command
Date: 2011-05-11 12:28:16
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On 11 May 2011 14:09, Sindile Bidla <sindile(dot)bidla(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> I get the following error on running COPY - array value must start with "{"
> or dimension information CONTEXT: copy tablename, line 1, column field1:
> ""1"".
> the structure of the csv file is: "1","1","BLOEMSMOND SETTLEMENT
> AGRICULTURAL HOLDING","00000","","","T618/1943","6.3870 H","NORTHERN
> CAPE","","*"
> my copy command looks is: COPY tablename FROM myfile DELIMITER ',';


COPY tablename FROM 'myfile'

(ESCAPE might be wrong depending on what your CSV looks like if one of
the fields contains a " character.)

Michael Wood <esiotrot(at)gmail(dot)com>

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