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csvkitHow to rename a column with csvkit?

csvkit is a suite of command-line tools for working with CSV, the most popular being csvcut and csvrename.

To rename a column with csvkit, use the csvrename command. For example, to rename the column "Name" to "Full Name" in the file example.csv, use the following command:

csvrename -c Name,Full Name example.csv

This will output the following:

Full Name,Age

Code explanation

  • csvrename: the command to rename a column
  • -c: the flag to specify the column to rename
  • Name,Full Name: the original and new column names
  • example.csv: the file to be modified

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