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How to save only some columns of a spreadsheet? [closed]

asked 2012-06-19 16:41:54 +0200

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updated 2012-06-19 16:42:56 +0200

How can I save only some columns of a spreadsheet in csv format?

The situation arises because I need to transform a spreadsheet by modifying a single column according to a formula (which is =MOD(A1-152, 360) ), and then save the spreadsheet with the modified column but not the original one. In more detail, the method is to create a new column, enter the formula into it, and then (hopefully) save as csv. If I delete the original column before saving, the formula becomes an error. If I hide the original column and then save as csv, the original column is saved along with the modified one.

What to do?

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answered 2013-01-28 07:13:10 +0200

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I think that post-processing is your best bet here:

  1. Export all the columns in a CSV file
  2. Remove the extra column

There are a number of different methods of removing that extra column, depending upon what OS you're on and what scripting languages you have available. Here are some good examples in Python:

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