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Tsv column delimiter changer

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World's simplest online Tab Separated Values delimiter changer. Just paste your existing TSV in the form below, set the new delimiter in the options, and all tabs that go between TSV columns will instantly get replaced with the new symbol. Free, quick, and very powerful. Paste TSV, change its delimiter. Created by programmers from team Browserling.
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New TSV Delimiter
The new delimiter character (or string).
Tsv column delimiter changer tool What is a tsv column delimiter changer?
This browser-based program changes the column delimiter in Tab Separated Values (TSV) data to any value you want. The original column delimiter in TSV files is the tab character (ASCII code 9) but the new delimiter can be a single character, multiple characters, or even a longer string. Popular single character delimiters for column data are a vertical pipe, a comma, and a dash. Popular multi-character delimiters are "##", "!!" and "~~", and popular longer string delimiters are "-col-" and "-sep-". Tsv-abulous!
Tsv column delimiter changer examples Click to use
Convert TSV Tabs to Vertical Bars
This example converts the default tab separators to vertical bar separators. As the vertical bar separator doesn't appear too often in regular text, it's a great choice for separating data.
foo bar baz
foo|bar|baz
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
The new delimiter character (or string).
Use Multiple Symbols as Separators
In this example, we change the tab symbol that goes between TSV columns to a hash-hash multi-symbol delimiter. The hash-hash delimiter "##" is a popular separator for tabular data as it's pretty unique.
Lake Location Baikal Siberia Superior North America Malawi Africa Vostok Antarctica Michigan North America Titicaca Peru
Lake##Location Baikal##Siberia Superior##North America Malawi##Africa Vostok##Antarctica Michigan##North America Titicaca##Peru
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
The new delimiter character (or string).
Separate TSV with Unique Text
This example replaces the TSV tab with unique text "-delim-". It's unlikely this text will ever appear in real TSV files so it's safe to use as a delimiter.
Zero Zero One Un Two Deux Three Trois Four Quatre Five Cinq Six Six Seven Sept Eight Huit Nine Neuf
Zero-delim-Zero One-delim-Un Two-delim-Deux Three-delim-Trois Four-delim-Quatre Five-delim-Cinq Six-delim-Six Seven-delim-Sept Eight-delim-Huit Nine-delim-Neuf
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
The new delimiter character (or string).
Pro tips Master online tsv tools
You can pass input to this tool via ?input query argument and it will automatically compute output. Here's how to type it in your browser's address bar. Click to try!
https://onlinetsvtools.com/change-tsv-delimiter?input=foo%09bar%09baz&delimiter=%7C
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Quickly convert XML markup to a TSV file.
Quickly convert a TSV file to YAML markup.
Quickly convert YAML data to a TSV file.
Quickly convert TSV data to CSV data.
Quickly convert CSV data to TSV data.
Quickly convert TSV data to nicely aligned text columns.
Quickly convert text columns to TSV columns.
Quickly convert TSV data to base64 encoding.
Quickly convert base64-encoded TSV data to TSV data.
Quickly convert a TSV file to URL-encoding.
Quickly convert a URL-encoded TSV file back to TSV.
Quickly prepend new columns at the start of a TSV file.
Quickly append new columns at the end of a TSV file.
Quickly insert new columns anywhere in a TSV file.
Quickly replace columns in a TSV file.
Quickly remove extra spaces around TSV columns.
Quickly truncate the contents of TSV cells to any length.
Quickly exchange TSV columns with rows.
Quickly exchange TSV rows with columns.
Quickly transpose a TSV file.
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Display TSV Statistics
Print information about a TSV file.
Show TSV Structure
Create an abstract painting that shows the structure of a TSV.
View and Edit TSV
Show a TSV file in the browser and allow easy editing.
Convert TSV to HTML Table
Convert a Tab Separated Values file to an HTML table.
Convert HTML Table to TSV
Convert an HTML table to a Tab Separated Values file.
Convert TSV to PDF
Convert a Tab Separated Values file to a PDF document.
Convert PDF to TSV
Convert a PDF document to a Tab Separated Values file.
Convert TSV to Image
Draw Tab Separated Values as a table and output it as an image.
Convert Image to TSV
Extract data in an image and format it as a TSV file.
Convert TSV to Excel
Convert a Tab Separated Values file to an Excel spreadsheet.
Convert Excel to TSV
Convert an Excel file to a Tab Separated Values file.
Convert TSV to LaTeX
Convert a TSV file to LaTeX code that generates a table.
Convert TSV to ASCII Table
Convert a Tab Separated Values file to a neat ASCII table.
Convert ASCII Table to TSV
Convert an ASCII table to a Tab Separated Values file.
Convert TSV to SQL
Convert a Tab Separated Values file to an SQL query.
Convert TSV to PSV
Convert a TSV file to a PSV (Pipe Separated Values) file.
Convert PSV to TSV
Convert a PSV (Pipe Separated Values) file to a TSV file.
Convert TSV to HSV
Convert a TSV file to a HSV (Hash Separated Values) file.
Convert HSV to TSV
Convert a HSV (Hash Separated Values) file to a TSV file.
Merge TSV Files
Merge together two Tab Separated Values files.
Delete Empty TSV Columns
Delete columns that have no values in a TSV file.
Delete Empty TSV Rows
Delete rows that have no values in a TSV file.
Filter TSV Data
Filter rows and columns that match a pattern.
Find Values in TSV
Find certain values in TSV cells.
Compress TSV
Minify a TSV file and remove extra spaces and indentation.
Compare Two TSV Files
Diff two TSV files and visually display the differences.
Rotate TSV Columns
Rotate TSV columns to the left or right.
Rotate TSV Rows
Rotate TSV rows up or down.
Slice a TSV File
Extract a slice (rows/columns/cells) of a TSV.
Randomize TSV Columns
Shuffle the order of TSV columns.
Randomize TSV Rows
Shuffle the order of TSV rows.
Sort TSV Columns
Sort values in a TSV column.
Sort TSV Rows
Sort values in a TSV rows.
Count TSV Columns
Find how many columns there are in the given TSV data.
Count TSV Rows
Find how many rows there are in the given TSV data.
Count TSV Entries
Find how many total entries there are in a TSV file.
Color a TSV File
Add colors to TSV data for easy visual overview of the file.
Open a TSV
Open a TSV file in your browser.