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Tomi Knuutila

12 Feb, 2013 01:03 PM

I have a list of 95 items (words or pairs of words) out of which I would like to generate a random bingo-grid (5x5) - each bingo paper will be different. I've managed to do this by importing the text as a csv, and hooking this up to shuffle and pick, using a 5x5 grid, then changing the random seed. I am quite happy with that. The problem is a minor one, but couldn't find support for it: my csv list is just a comma-delimited list. Some items are longer though and would be nice to present in two or more lines. Adding return presses to the csv messes up the hierachy. Replacing empty spaces with a return key press with the Replace tool seems like a good solution, but it doesn't recognize escape characters such as \n or \r. Are there such escape characters built in? Of course I can edit the csv, but that seems like to much hassle :)
Any comments are welcome.

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