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csv.getValue (array; rowNum; [colNum]; [delimiter])

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Nicolas Bourré, College Shawinigan

Returns a specific cell or row in a CSV table

Sample Input:
csv.getValue (
"productname;saleprice;unitStock¶potatoes;5;252¶ipad;500;10¶fish bowl;10;25¶"
Sample Output:

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This function returns the value of a cell or a complete row from a csv table.

If the user enters a row number without a column number, the function will return the full row.

If the user enters a row number and a column number, the function will return the cell from the given row.

If the row or cell doesn't exist, the function will return an empty value.

You have to count the title row as a row if present.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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This is the kind of custom functions that i love : simple, concise but smart!

Kim, Montreal
August 29, 2014 7:05am

Ça fait plaisir!

Nicolas, Shawinigan
September 04, 2014 5:59pm

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