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Access Database not in DataWarrior List [message #175] Thu, 05 May 2016 17:04 Go to next message
MedChemProf is currently offline  MedChemProf
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Registered: March 2016
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Dear DataWarrior Community,
I searched the forum for information concerning accessing databases, but did not find the answer to my specific question. I was wondering if there exists a way to add a data retrieval process to DataWarrior to access information from the Open Source Malaria project. The site (best viewed with Chrome) is http://www.cheminfo.org/flavor/malaria/Display_data.html

Thank you. Any help of direction appreciated.
Chase
Re: Access Database not in DataWarrior List [message #179 is a reply to message #175] Fri, 13 May 2016 21:56 Go to previous message
thomas is currently offline  thomas
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Registered: June 2014
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Sorry for the late answer. Currently it involves the following simple steps to open the data in DataWarrior:
- Copy paste this GoogleDoc URL into you browser:
http://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Rvy6OiM291d1GN_cyT6eS w_C3lSuJ1jaR7AJa8hgGsc/export?format=tsv
and save the result file to your disk.
- Rename the file extension to .txt and open the file from DataWarrior

For the upcoming version of DataWarrior, which is due in a few weeks, I will provide a task to load data
directly from any URL. Then you can configure this task with above URL, put it into a small macro,
and save the macro file in the DataWarrior/macros forlder. In this case the DataWarrior menu would contain
an item to directly retrieve and open the data from the GoogleDoc site.

Thomas
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