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how to add header field to an inputlookup CSV without header

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Hi guys, I am wondering if it is possible to add a header field to search result if the CSV source doesn't have a header?

I know that props.conf is needed to setup but I am hoping that it can be done without making any change on the config.

Let say my CSV is something like this:

user1, google.com, 2002, 23:32:08

and if I do a search "| inputlookup filename.csv" it shows the results as a field name instead of the results.

so I want to have something like:

> username      website    hits date
> user1         google.com 2002 23:32:08

Thanks.

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Re: how to add header field to an inputlookup CSV without header

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If your file only has 1 line then the inputcsv will fail entirely so I am assuming that you did not mean that. If it has more than one line and is missing the header line such that inputcsv misinterprets the first line of data as the header, then you can do something like this:

| inputcsv eraseme.csv | transpose | transpose | fields - column | rename "row 1" AS year "row 2" AS time "row 3" AS domain "row 4" AS user | outputcsv eraseme.csv

The super-irritating this is that you cannot control the alphabetical sorting of the columns.

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Pretty cool. thank you very much 🙂

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