Q

CPYFRMIMPF command woes

CPYFRMIMPF command woes

I have a file saved in comma delimited .CSV format. I'm using the CPYFRMIMPF command in an attempt copy it into a database file/table. One of the fields (columns) has strings wrapped in double quotes and has values of commas inside the string -- a description field. The CPYFRMIMPF seems to ignore the double quotes and interprets the commas as field separators. Is there a workaround for this?

The CPYFRMIMPF command does support the character string processing that you want, you just need to make sure that you specify the double quote character (") for the STRDLM parameter on the command.

==================================
MORE INFORMATION ON THIS TOPIC
==================================

Search400.com's targeted search engine: Get relevant information on DB2/400.

The Best Web Links: tips, tutorials and more.

Check out this Search400.com Featured Topic: Database issues resolved


This was first published in August 2003

Dig deeper on DB2 UDB (universal databases)

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchEnterpriseLinux

SearchDataCenter

Close