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Re: Handling conversion of fields with spaces to tables

From: Loris Bennett
Subject: Re: Handling conversion of fields with spaces to tables
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 08:09:08 +0100
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Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> On Monday,  6 Dec 2021 at 15:43, Loris Bennett wrote:
>> That's solves the problem of the field being split, but gives me the new
>> problem that the output is no longer a table :-)
> Ah, yes, sorry: you need to have each line of the output start with a
> "|" as well.  If your external script can do that, it should work.
> As in:
>   #+BEGIN_SRC sh :results output raw
>   echo "|marie|Curie|123"
>   echo "|louis|De Broglie|456"
>   #+END_SRC
>   #+RESULTS:
>   | marie | Curie      | 123 |
>   | louis | De Broglie | 456 |

For what ever reason, the external script has an option to add "|" at
the end of each line, but not at the beginning.  However, I can just
pipe the output through 'sed' to get one at the beginning, so all is

Thanks for the help!


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