Check out http://ruby.yi.org/raa/en/all.html
there is a module called 'csv'.
You can also look at Ruby's Cookbook at
http://www.rubycookbook.org/recipes.rb
for help
--- Albert Wagner <alwagner / tcac.net> wrote:
> What is the simplist way to extract fields from
> standard quoted, comma 
> delimited text files such as are commonly exported
> from database programs?  
> Are there already  classes/modules written?  Or is
> this normally just done 
> with the standard String methods?  I don't yet know
> enough about regular 
> expressions to make String.split do what I want. 
> Any help is appreciated.  
> Thanks ahead.
> 
> Albert