[windows2000] RES: Re: OT: Programming question

  • From: "Eduardo Freitas" <eduardofreitas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 12:00:31 -0200

I dont think it is possible to do this. It is not even about intelligence
but culture. In one culture the first name might be something on another it
could be something completely different even if the full name is the same.

Atenciosamente,

Eduardo Herrmann de Freitas
Indústrias Reunidas Ibéria S/A
Suporte Técnico/Administração de Sistemas
eduardofreitas@xxxxxxxxxxxx - 55-11-5501-9485

-----Mensagem original-----
De: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] Em nome de Saurer, John B.
Enviada em: quinta-feira, 13 de novembro de 2003 12:51
Para: 'windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Assunto: [windows2000] Re: OT: Programming question

 

Are you using the command line 'For' command? If so, something like this may
work: 

FOR /F "eol=; tokens=1,2,3-5 delims= , " %i in (myfile.txt) do @echo %i %j
%k 

From the help files: 

        tokens=x,y,m-n  - specifies which tokens from each line are to 
                          be passed to the for body for each iteration. 
                          This will cause additional variable names to 
                          be allocated.  The m-n form is a range, 
                          specifying the mth through the nth tokens. 

HTH 
John 

-----Original Message----- 
From: Costanzo, Ray [mailto:rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2003 9:38 AM 
To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Subject: [windows2000] Re: OT: Programming question 

 

This is another one of those situations, so it sounds, that there isn't 
a 100% method.  What if your file is: 

Jo Ann Smith 
Jose Los Santos 

Jo Ann is the first person's first name, Los Santos is the second 
person's last name.  There is no way to distinguish this, unless you 
have the ability to think.  So, while you and I can distinguish it as 
thinkers, the computer cannot.  Is it possibly to have your source file 
come in a different way?  Like, with comma delimiting between first and 
last names or some other way of distinguishing things? 

Ray at work 

-----Original Message----- 
From: Rick Fogarty [mailto:rick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 

Some time ago I presented a question concerning parsing names in a data 
file.  I've got it working perfectly except for the following: 

Currently, the parsing routine uses delimiters (spaces, commas etc) to 
determine what separates the values (such as first name, middle name 
etc.) 

So, John L. Jones Jr  is pretty simple.  I'm having problems with names 
like this.... 

Juan Lopez De Los Santos 

The Juan and Lopez are fine, however, it's reading the De Los Santos as 
three separate entities as its programmed to do... I'm just wondering if 
there might be a better way to do this so I can get De Los Santos into 
the last name field. 

 

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