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Simple CSV file parser

1.0.2 2018-05-09 12:03 UTC

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Last update: 2021-01-07 23:21:44 UTC


README

Carbon CSV is a PHP library aimed at simplifying CSV parsing.

It provides simple interface to ease mapping columns via a header row, or custom column names.

Installation

composer require htmlburger/carbon-csv

Usage

Suppose that you have the following CSV:

First Name Last Name Company Name Address
Homer Simpson Springfield Nuclear Power Plant 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield
Ned Flanders The Leftorium 744 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield

Here is how you could iterate through the rows:

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception as CsvException;

try {
    $csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
    $csv->use_first_row_as_header();

    foreach ($csv as $row) {
        print_r($row);
    }
} catch (CsvException $e) {
    exit("Couldn't parse CSV file: " . $e->getMessage()); 
}

Would produce the following output:

Array
(
    [First Name] => Homer
    [Last Name] => Simpson
    [Company Name] => Springfield Nuclear Power Plant
    [Address] => 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield
)
Array
(
    [First Name] => Ned
    [Last Name] => Flanders
    [Company Name] => The Leftorium
    [Address] => 744 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield
)

Alternatively, you could also provide your own column names:

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception as CsvException;

try {
    $csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
    $csv->use_first_row_as_header();
    $csv->set_column_names([
        'First Name'   => 'fname',
        'Last Name'    => 'lname',
        'Company Name' => 'company',
        'Address'      => 'address',
    ]);

    foreach ($csv as $row) {
        print_r($row);
    }
} catch (CsvException $e) {
    exit("Couldn't parse CSV file: " . $e->getMessage()); 
}

Would produce the following output:

Array
(
    [fname] => Homer
    [lname] => Simpson
    [company] => Springfield Nuclear Power Plant
    [address] => 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield
)
Array
(
    [fname] => Ned
    [lname] => Flanders
    [company] => The Leftorium
    [address] => 744 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield
)

MacOS encoding

When working with files created on a Mac device, you should set the auto_detect_line_endings PHP variable to 1.

ini_set( 'auto_detect_line_endings', 1 );

Settings

To change the delimiter, enclosure and escape characters for the CSV file, simply pass them as arguments after the file path.

Example:

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv', ';', '|', '/');
$rows = $csv->to_array();

Methods

Methods for skipping rows or columns work with zero based indexes.

skip_to_row(int $row_index)

To skip to a specific row, simply pass the index of the row.

This will tell the parser to start reading from that row until the end of the file.

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
$csv->skip_to_row(1);
$rows = $csv->to_array();

Contents before skipping to a specific row:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => John
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Simple Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => Jane
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Nice Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

Contents after skipping to a specific row:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => Jane
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Nice Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

skip_to_column(int $col_index)

To skip to a specific column, simply pass the index of the column.

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
$csv->skip_to_column(2);
$rows = $csv->to_array();

Contents before skipping to a specific column:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => John
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Simple Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => Jane
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Nice Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

Contents after skipping to a specific column:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => Simple Company Name
            [1] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => Nice Company Name
            [1] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

skip_columns(array $col_indexes)

To skip multiple columns, pass the indexes of those columns as an array.

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
$csv->skip_columns(array(0, 2, 3));
$rows = $csv->to_array();

Contents before skipping columns:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => John
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Simple Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => Jane
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Nice Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

Contents after skipping columns:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => Doe
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => Doe
        )
)

use_first_row_as_header()

To use the first row from the CSV, simply call this method.

Note: if skip_to_row is called prior to calling use_first_row_as_header, the parser will use the new first row as a header.

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
$csv->use_first_row_as_header();
$rows = $csv->to_array();

Contents before assigning a header row:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => First Name
            [1] => Last Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => John
            [1] => Doe
        )
    [2] => Array
        (
            [0] => Jane
            [1] => Dove
        )
)

Contents after assigning a header row:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [First Name] => John
            [Last Name] => Doe
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [First Name] => Jane
            [Last Name] => Dove
        )
)

Since we're telling the parser to use the first row as a header row, it is assigned and skipped.

set_column_names(array $columns_mapping)

If you wish to use your own indexes for the columns, pass them using an array.

Note: you can use set_column_names in conjunction with use_first_row_as_header, so you can set the names of the columns based on the header row.

Example without use_first_row_as_header (using a file without a head row):

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename-no-head-rows.csv');
$csv->set_column_names([
    0 => 'first_name',
    1 => 'last_name',
    2 => 'company_name',
    3 => 'address',
]);
$rows = $csv->to_array();

Contents before setting custom column names:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => John
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Simple Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => Jane
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Nice Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

Contents after setting custom column names:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [first_name] => John
            [last_name] => Doe
            [company_name] => Simple Company Name
            [address] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [first_name] => Jane
            [last_name] => Doe
            [company_name] => Nice Company Name
            [address] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

Example with use_first_row_as_header (using a file with a head row):

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename-no-head-rows.csv');
$csv->use_first_row_as_header();
$csv->set_column_names([
    'First Name' => 'first_name',
    'Last Name' => 'last_name',
    'Company Name' => 'company_name',
    'Address' => 'address',
]);
$rows = $csv->to_array();

Contents before setting custom column names:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [0] => First Name
            [1] => Last Name
            [2] => Company Name
            [3] => Address
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [0] => John
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Simple Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [2] => Array
        (
            [0] => Jane
            [1] => Doe
            [2] => Nice Company Name
            [3] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

Contents after setting custom column names:

Array
(
    [0] => Array
        (
            [first_name] => John
            [last_name] => Doe
            [company_name] => Simple Company Name
            [address] => Street Name, 1234, City Name, Country Name
        )
    [1] => Array
        (
            [first_name] => Jane
            [last_name] => Doe
            [company_name] => Nice Company Name
            [address] => Street Name, 5678, City Name, Country Name
        )
)

set_encoding($encoding)

Set the encoding of the CSV file. This is needed, so it can be properly converted to utf-8

Example:

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
$csv->set_encoding('windows-1251');
$total_number_of_rows = $csv->count();

count()

Get the total number of rows in the CSV file (this skips the empty rows):

use \Carbon_CSV\CsvFile as CsvFile;
use \Carbon_CSV\Exception;

$csv = new CsvFile('path-to-file/filename.csv');
$total_number_of_rows = $csv->count();

$total_number_of_rows = $csv->count() is equivalent to count($csv->to_array()).