Thread: How read *.csv file?

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    How read *.csv file?

    Hello All:

    I used to read *.txt file, with one column, into C/C++ program ?

    Now from Yahoo downloading stock prices, they are in EXCEL *.csv format. How can read them into C/C++ program?


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    Read up to the comma for each column. Start over at the end of the line.
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    Your excel .csv file 'may' have strings defined by " " surrounding them - this i think is the default when exporting- so you need to be aware of that when you search the lines of your .csv to obtain the field content
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