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Tab delimited text file into mysql

Hi, I have this problem:
I wish to put a text file into a mysql table.
The text file entries are delimitated by tabs.
Example:

123 456 7 89
(That is, '123' is a data, '456' is a data but also '7 89' is a single data).

What command should I use?
I wish to use LOAD DATA INFILE but in wich way?
Something like

LOAD DATA INFILE "myfile.dat " into table01(a, b, c);

would be enought or I'll have only '7' and not '7 89'in row c?

Thank you Alessandra
Jul 20 '05 #1
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"Sandra" <al************ ****@virgilio.i t> wrote in message
123 456 7 89
(That is, '123' is a data, '456' is a data but also '7 89' is a single data).
LOAD DATA INFILE "myfile.dat " into table01(a, b, c);

would be enought or I'll have only '7' and not '7 89'in row c?


Yes, the default field delimiter is tab, so you have only 3 fields in the
above.
Jul 20 '05 #2
"Sandra" <al************ ****@virgilio.i t> wrote in message
123 456 7 89
(That is, '123' is a data, '456' is a data but also '7 89' is a single data).
LOAD DATA INFILE "myfile.dat " into table01(a, b, c);

would be enought or I'll have only '7' and not '7 89'in row c?


Yes, the default field delimiter is tab, so you have only 3 fields in the
above.
Jul 20 '05 #3

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