from tsv for formats

Parse text as .tsv and create table.

Signature

> from tsv {flags}

Flags

  • --comment, -c {string}: a comment character to ignore lines starting with it
  • --quote, -q {string}: a quote character to ignore separators in strings, defaults to '"'
  • --escape, -e {string}: an escape character for strings containing the quote character
  • --noheaders, -n: don't treat the first row as column names
  • --flexible, -: allow the number of fields in records to be variable
  • --no-infer, -: no field type inferencing
  • --trim, -t {string}: drop leading and trailing whitespaces around headers names and/or field values

Input/output types:

inputoutput
stringtable

Examples

Convert tab-separated data to a table

> "ColA	ColB
1	2" | from tsv
╭───┬──────┬──────╮
 # │ ColA │ ColB │
├───┼──────┼──────┤
 0     1     2 
╰───┴──────┴──────╯

Create a tsv file with header columns and open it

> $'c1(char tab)c2(char tab)c3(char nl)1(char tab)2(char tab)3' | save tsv-data | open tsv-data | from tsv

Create a tsv file without header columns and open it

> $'a1(char tab)b1(char tab)c1(char nl)a2(char tab)b2(char tab)c2' | save tsv-data | open tsv-data | from tsv --noheaders

Create a tsv file without header columns and open it, removing all unnecessary whitespaces

> $'a1(char tab)b1(char tab)c1(char nl)a2(char tab)b2(char tab)c2' | save tsv-data | open tsv-data | from tsv --trim all

Create a tsv file without header columns and open it, removing all unnecessary whitespaces in the header names

> $'a1(char tab)b1(char tab)c1(char nl)a2(char tab)b2(char tab)c2' | save tsv-data | open tsv-data | from tsv --trim headers

Create a tsv file without header columns and open it, removing all unnecessary whitespaces in the field values

> $'a1(char tab)b1(char tab)c1(char nl)a2(char tab)b2(char tab)c2' | save tsv-data | open tsv-data | from tsv --trim fields