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NAME

Text::CSV_Multiline - comma-separated values manipulation routines

SYNOPSIS

  use Text::CSV_Multiline;

  # reading in a CSV file
  while (my @values = csv_read_record(\*STDIN))
  {
      # do stuff
  }

  # writing a CSV file
  foreach my $data (@rows)
  {
      csv_write_record(\*STDOUT, @$data);
  }

DESCRIPTION

This is a very simple comma-separated-value (CSV) file reader and writer. At the time it was created, the standard Text::CSV module could not handle fields that had embedded newline codes, thus this module was written which could handle "multiple lines" in a single CSV field.

It appears that newer versions of Text::CSV have added the capability, though I have not tested it to see if it meets my needs. Anyway, I already have several projects that use this module, so I am maintaining this for just a little longer.

EXPORT

 csv_quote()
 csv_unquote()
 csv_read_record()
 csv_write_record()

SEE ALSO

Text::CSV

AUTHOR

Jason Long - jlong@messiah.edu

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2007,2011 by Jason Long, Messiah College

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.8 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.