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OUTPUTCSV -- No Quotes Please

vragosta
Path Finder

OUTPUTCSV is currently appending search results surrounded in quotes, like "1.1.1.1."

Is it possible for OUTPUTCSV to NOT surround the output in quotes?

Thanks!

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi vragosta,

no, this is probably done to handle any non-alphanumeric character correct. See this answer http://answers.splunk.com/answers/114632/when-does-splunk-add-double-quotation-in-outputcsv.html for more details.

cheers, Mus

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MuS
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

or use a simple trim after the lookup?

... | head 1 | eval foo="\"quotes\"" | eval boo=trim(foo, "\"") | table foo boo
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jeffreygaraygay
Explorer

Hello, were you able to get your issue with outputcsv having csv output in quotes resolved?

Thanks,
Jeff

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