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#58254 - 04/21/22 06:01 PM Line Repeat with CSV Data
Uomo Del Ghiaccio Offline
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Registered: 02/21/01
Posts: 669
I have a CSV file with 6 lines and would like to do a repeat to build a table. The same record is being shown on every line. I have the columns in a text object with tabs
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#58255 - 04/27/22 08:12 AM Re: Line Repeat with CSV Data [Re: Uomo Del Ghiaccio]
Philippe F. Offline
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Registered: 09/06/00
Posts: 1984
Loc: Objectif Lune, Montreal, Qc
Assuming you have multiple CSV records in each data page like so:



You would first build your text object by adding the first name and last name variables. By default, for the data shown above, the definition for the first name variable would be set to Line 1, between columns 1 and 30.

So your Repeat operation always picks up the values from line 1, because that's how it was defined in the variable. You need to make that definition dynamic.

In my data, first names are 3 lines apart. So we need to make the line number increase by 3. To do that, set your Repeat iteration's To value to the number of CSV records you have in your data page. Then, in the definition of the first name variable, set the On line property to

As each repeat gets executed, the current.line value gets incremented, resulting in the variable's definition being updated.
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