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Reading my lines of a csv file

Reading my lines of a csv file

Reading my lines of a csv file

Hit a brick wall with this function, it does what I want but one line, I need it to read my lines of data, can anyone help please?


function mysql_insert_array($table, $column_list, $filename, $types) 
		$f = fopen($filename, "r");
		while (($line = fgetcsv($f)) !== false) 
			$row = $line[0];    // We need to get the actual row (it is the first element in a 1-element array)
			$cells = explode(";",$row);	
			$type = explode(";",$types);
			foreach ($cells as $cell) 
				//case staement to find values types ie; int text etc
				$myresult = switch_to_get_values($type[$i],$cell);
					$fields[] = "'" . htmlspecialchars($cell) . "'";
					$fields[] = $cell;
			$value_list = join(',', str_replace("' ","'",$fields));
			$query = "INSERT INTO " . $table . " (" . $column_list . ") VALUES (" . $value_list . ")";
	return $query;

RE: Reading my lines of a csv file

any help on this please to read the every row in a csv file?

RE: Reading my lines of a csv file

So what is not working exactly?

This line
while (($line = fgetcsv($f)) !== false)
gets one line of the csv file at a time as an array.

So this line:
$row = $line[0];
Is basically setting $row to the first value of your of the first line of your CSV file.

Which you then try to explode and since its not a semi-colon separated list of values, does nothing to it so $cells will just be equal to $row.

Not sure that is what you are trying to do.

Phil AKA Vacunita
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RE: Reading my lines of a csv file

Ive done it, how do you mark these solved?


		$data_array = explode(",",$row);
		foreach($data_array as $columns=>$value)
			echo "<br>" .$value;

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