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# 8  
Old 08-04-2002
Heh... They don't call PERL the "Swiss Army Chainsaw of Programming" for nothing Smilie
# 9  
Old 08-05-2002
Hi,

Since our company HP-UX haven't Perl installed, it just has simple c complier. Have any other program to perform the same things?

many thanks

regards
wilson
# 10  
Old 08-05-2002
You can do this as suggested above with a tab delimted file...you can't have any formatting, and only use one worksheet (the benefits of the perl method), but it will serve it's purpose.
# 11  
Old 08-06-2002
well for my movie database (so what if its not work related, i still needed to keep track of this stuff heh)

i have a flatfile that is colon delimited. then i open excel and choose my file and it will promt me for what kinda delimiter and a few other questions that i want to use.
# 12  
Old 08-06-2002
Quote:
Originally posted by wilsonchan1000
Since our company HP-UX haven't Perl installed,
HP has been shipping HP-UX with an old version of perl in /usr/contrib/bin for some time. Are you sure it's not there? Oh, well...

The HP-UX Porting and Archive Centre has perl available for free download.
 

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