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Looping through a comma-delimited file to retrieve data.

Looping through a comma-delimited file to retrieve data.

Looping through a comma-delimited file to retrieve data.

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.

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.


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


<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>"


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