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Export data in an MDB database table to CSV format.

27 April 2015
mdb-export(1)                 Executable programs or shell commands                 mdb-export(1)


mdb-export - Export data in an MDB database table to CSV format.


mdb-export [-H] [-d delimiter] [-R row_delim] [[-Q] | [-q quote [-X escape]]] [-I backend] [- ↲ D format] [-N namespace] [-b strip|raw|octal] database table


mdb-export is a utility program distributed with MDB Tools. It produces a CSV (comma separated value) output for the given table. Such output is suit‐ able for importation into databases or spreadsheets.


-H Suppress header row -Q Don't wrap text-like fields (text, memo, date) in quotes. If not specified text fiels will be surrounded by " (double quote) characters. -d Specify an alternative column delimiter If no delimiter is specified, table names will be delimited by a , (comma) character. -R Specify a row delimiter -I backend INSERT statements (instead of CSV). You must specify which SQL backend dialect to use. Allowed values are: access, sybase, oracle, postgres, mysql and sqlite. -D Set the date format (see strftime(3) for details) -q Use to wrap text-like fields. Default is ". -X Use to escape quoted characters within a field. Default is doubling. -N namespace Prefix identifiers with namespace. -b strip|raw|octal Binary export mode: strip binaries, export as-is, or output style octal data.


ENVIRONMENT MDB_JET3_CHARSET Defines the charset of the input JET3 (access 97) file. Default is CP1252. See iconv(1). MDBICONV Defines the output charset to use for the SQL file. Default is UTF-8. mdbtools must have been compiled with iconv. MDBOPTS semi-column separated list of options: · use_index · no_memo · debug_like · debug_write · debug_usage · debug_ole · debug_row · debug_props · debug_all is a shortcut for all debug_* options


gmdb2(1) mdb-hexdump(1) mdb-prop(1) mdb-sql(1) mdb-ver(1) mdb-array(1) mdb-header(1) mdb- parsecsv(1) mdb-schema(1) mdb-tables(1)


mdb-export first appeared in MDB Tools 0.1.


The mdb-export utility was written by Brian Bruns.


Memo fields are allowed to contain a newline characters, the current program does nothing about this.
MDBTools 0.7.1 27 April 2015 mdb-export(1)
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mdb-export(1) referred by gmdb2(1) | mdb-array(1) | mdb-header(1) | mdb-hexdump(1) | mdb-parsecsv(1) | mdb-prop(1) | mdb-schema(1) | mdb-sql(1) | mdb-tables(1) | mdb-ver(1)
refer to gmdb2(1) | iconv(1) | mdb-array(1) | mdb-header(1) | mdb-hexdump(1) | mdb-prop(1) | mdb-schema(1) | mdb-sql(1) | mdb-tables(1) | mdb-ver(1) | strftime(3)