Help regarding extracting a particular value in a file


#1

Hi all ,
I am new to ruby.I need to retrieve values from a file
in my ruby script.That file contains different nos of rows…
and in single row i have many parameters which are
separated by comma.How can i retrieve a particular parameter
value from a file.can u plz help?
example-
my file contains data like

product1,product2,product3,…etc
comp1,comp2,comp3…etc…

If i want to retrieve product2 how can i do it.Please help me.Now i am
doing
it
by putting only single value in a row.


#2

2006/5/26, Tanushree B. removed_email_address@domain.invalid:

comp1,comp2,comp3…etc…

If i want to retrieve product2 how can i do it.Please help me.Now i am doing
it
by putting only single value in a row.

You can use CSV for this:

http://ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/csv/rdoc/index.html

Kind regards

robert