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Looping through a comma-delimited file to retrieve data.
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Looping through a comma-delimited file to retrieve data.

Looping through a comma-delimited file to retrieve data.

(OP)
I am having difficulty retrieving data from a comma delimited file (.csv) I am not as familiar with VBScript as I am with other languages. Could someone please let me know how I can loop through individual items in a comma-delimited string?

Thank you.

RE: Looping through a comma-delimited file to retrieve data.

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Use the Split function, return an array and loop thru the array. Example below.

I imagine you are using ASP since you are reading a disk-bound CSV file... however, since you didn't say so, I wrote this with all client side VBScript. If necessary, you can easily adapt it to server-side. Have fun.

<html>
<head>
<title></title>

<script language="VBScript">
Function ParseString(strToParse, delimiter)
Dim aryString
aryString = Split(strToParse, delimiter)
ParseString = aryString
End Function
</script>

</head>
<body>

<script language="VBScript">
Dim strMyCSV
strMyCSV = "this,is,cool"

Dim aryParsedString
aryParsedString = ParseString(strMyCSV,",")

Dim i
For i = 0 to Ubound(aryParsedString)
Document.Write aryParsedString(i) & "<br>"
Next
</script>



</body>
</html>

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