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Converting/Reordering database
Hi all,

I've searched but haven't found an exact solution. I have two databases that I'd like to convert for use with my existing links site. The two databases' fields are in a different order than links is. As an example:

where the others are:

How can I reorder these other files to match my existing links db?

I looked at the convert.pl script Alex wrote but it seems that is only for the IndexFinger conversion. Any ideas?

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Hi All,

I guess I can answer my own questions Wink

I found this script (Simple Database Engine):


and it works. Just add some more fields and reorder them for the output, here:

print HTML "$fields[0] - $fields[1] - $fields[2] - $fields[3] <br>";

add to it and reorder it ... like this:

print HTML "$fields[0] - $fields[5] - $fields[2] - $fields[4] - $fields[1] - $fields[6] - $fields[7] - $fields[8] <br>";

mess with that <br> (or search and delete it out) and you'll have it!

I did a search and replace to get it back to pipe delimited.

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