Re: psql -F <TAB>

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: T E Schmitz <mailreg(at)numerixtechnology(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: psql -F <TAB>
Date: 2006-11-16 11:58:12
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T E Schmitz wrote:
> I have written a shell script to export data:
> psql -A -t -U $DBUSER -d $DB -c "$QUERY" -F ' '
> Currently, I am using spaces as field separator but what I really want
> is tabs.
> How can I specify a TAB character with the -F option?

This is really a shell question. On those I know, you'd type ^V <tab>.
(Maybe it would work to use '\t' as well, not sure if psql interprets

Alvaro Herrera
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