[librecat-dev] Columns order in tabular exporters with Catmandu

Jose I. Martin Cuesta jose.martincuesta at kaust.edu.sa
Wed Jun 13 07:49:51 CEST 2018

I had tried the fields option, but with a typo.
Now, baby-typing, it worked perfectly.

Thank you both!


-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Hochstenbach [mailto:Patrick.Hochstenbach at UGent.be] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 5:33 PM
To: Jose I. Martin Cuesta <jose.martincuesta at kaust.edu.sa>
Cc: librecat-dev at lists.uni-bielefeld.de
Subject: Re: [librecat-dev] Columns order in tabular exporters with Catmandu

That is minus-minus fields with an “s”

$ catmandu convert YAML to CSV --fields “C,B,A” < data.yml

> On 12 Jun 2018, at 16:25, Jose I. Martin Cuesta <jose.martincuesta at kaust.edu.sa> wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a way to define the desired columns order for the output with tabular exporters like CSV or TSV?
> All I’m getting is the alphabetical column order (different from the input, which I need to keep).
> Just starting with Catmandu and got stuck here, but it’s impressive what can be done with 5 fix lines. I think I’m falling in love…
> Many thanks and all the best,
>                 Jose
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