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Difference between revisions of "Excel To SQL"

 
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#* Find: <code>([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t?([^\t\r]*)?\t?([^\t\r]*)?\t?([^\t\r]*)?</code>
 
#* Find: <code>([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t?([^\t\r]*)?\t?([^\t\r]*)?\t?([^\t\r]*)?</code>
 
#* Replace: <code>('masters', '\1', '\2', '\3', '\4', '\5', '\6', '\7'),</code>
 
#* Replace: <code>('masters', '\1', '\2', '\3', '\4', '\5', '\6', '\7'),</code>
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# Remove the last comma from the end of the file.
 
# Add INSERT statement to top of file:  
 
# Add INSERT statement to top of file:  
 
<pre>INSERT INTO theses
 
<pre>INSERT INTO theses
 
( `group` , `department` , `last_name` , `first_name` , `title` , `year` , `notes` , `alternate_formats`)  
 
( `group` , `department` , `last_name` , `first_name` , `title` , `year` , `notes` , `alternate_formats`)  
 
VALUES</pre>
 
VALUES</pre>

Latest revision as of 12:16, 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\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t([^\t\r]*)\t?([^\t\r]*)?\t?([^\t\r]*)?\t?([^\t\r]*)?
    • Replace: ('masters', '\1', '\2', '\3', '\4', '\5', '\6', '\7'),
  4. Remove the last comma from the end of the file.
  5. Add INSERT statement to top of file:
INSERT INTO theses
( `group` , `department` , `last_name` , `first_name` , `title` , `year` , `notes` , `alternate_formats`) 
VALUES
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