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Difference between revisions of "Excel To SQL"

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#Copy from Excel, pasted into text editor
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# Copy from Excel, pasted into text editor
#Escape single quotes
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# Escape single quotes:
#* Find <code>'</code>
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#* Find: <code>'</code>
#* Replace <code>\\'</code>
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#* Replace: <code>\\'</code>
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# Replace tab-delimited with SQL VALUES formatted lines:
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#* Find: <code>(.*)\t(.*)\t(.*)\t(.*)\t?(.*)?\t?(.*)?\t?(.*)?</code>
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#* Replace: ('masters', '\1', '\2', '\3', '\4', '\5', '\6', '\7')<code>
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# Add INSERT statement to top of file:
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#* <code>INSERT INTO theses <br/>( `group` , `department` , `last_name` , `first_name` , `title` , `year` , `notes` , `alternate_formats`) </code>

Revision as of 12:08, 5 October 2007

  1. Copy from Excel, pasted into text editor
  2. Escape single quotes:
    • Find: '
    • Replace: \\'
  3. Replace tab-delimited with SQL VALUES formatted lines:
    • Find: (.*)\t(.*)\t(.*)\t(.*)\t?(.*)?\t?(.*)?\t?(.*)?
    • Replace: ('masters', '\1', '\2', '\3', '\4', '\5', '\6', '\7')
  4. Add INSERT statement to top of file:
    • INSERT INTO theses
      ( `group` , `department` , `last_name` , `first_name` , `title` , `year` , `notes` , `alternate_formats`)