On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 4:11 PM, tamouse mailing lists
<tamouse.li...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 4:09 PM, tamouse mailing lists
> <tamouse.li...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Leandro Dardini <ldard...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I am going to write a PHP page to allow the client to upload a CSV file and
>>> assign each column to one or more fields of a mysql table. Quite simple,
>>> but I feel like I am reinventing the wheel... is it possible there is no
>>> library to do it, maybe using AJAX or similar cute techniques?
>>> Leandro
>> This has been asked a few times, I wrote up a how-to and posted it on my 
>> wiki:
>> http://wiki.tamaratemple.com/Technology/UsingUploadedTempFilesToPopulateATableInPHP
>> It's such a few actual lines of code, I wonder if no one thinks it's
>> such a big deal to just write it over and over again. Basically it's
>> handled pretty much entirely in SQL rather than PHP.
> Ah, sorry, in the time i was writing this our net went down, then came
> back up, and I saw your earlier replies.

Although on third thought, the technique of storing the entire CSV
uploaded in a temp table to let the user decide what to do with the
actual data has some possible use...

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