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Re: dumping query results to a csv

From: Jeff Frost <jeff(at)frostconsultingllc(dot)com>
To: David Durham <ddurham(at)vailsys(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: dumping query results to a csv
Date: 2005-08-25 22:34:46
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You're probably looking for something like this from the psql man page:

        -F separator

        --field-separator separator
               Use  separator  as  the  field  separator. This is equivalent to
               \pset fieldsep or \f.

I would guess -F "," would do the trick.

On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, David Durham wrote:

> This is kind of a pg-admin newbie question, so apologies in advance.
> Anyway, I'd like to issue a command that dumps the results of a query to
> a txt file in comma delimited format.  Does PostgreSQL ship with
> something to do this?  I searched the web, but found what appeared to be
> non-free solutions.
> Thanks,
> Dave
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