On Nov 29, 2006, at 10:53 AM, Nick Sieger wrote:

> On 11/29/06, Drew Olson <olsonas / gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I've written a script to split a .csv file into smaller .csv files of
>> 40,000 lines each. The intent here is to break the file down  
>> enough so
>> that excel does not have issues reading each chunk. My code takes a
>> filename from the command line and breaks it down as so:
>
>
> Not ruby, but why not use "split -l 40000"?

Because the sample code is also moving the headers to the new files.

James Edward Gray II