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  1. Spreadsheet annoyance no. 2
  2. Making pictures with data
  3. Quotes as characters
  4. Dog and cat data
  5. How to choose special characters, revisited
  6. The trouble with Windows CRLF
  7. Data with bulges
  8. Two special data validations
  9. Data from dingbats: copying down
  10. Fancy numbering of records
  11. Getting data out of Excel safely
  12. Comparing fields across two tables
  13. Reformatting a list, cleverly
  14. Parsing scientific names
  15. Horizontal sorting within a field
  16. Drugs on the command line
  17. Changing the month format: a fairly general solution
  18. Has the rainfall pattern in my hometown changed?
  19. How many fruits in 5 apples, 3 oranges, 1 pear and 17 lemons?
  20. Putting information into a table from the table's filename
  21. Finding changepoints in a list, revisited
  22. Unwrap your fasta
  23. Avoiding senior moments with command-line functions
  24. How to find distances between lat/lons for geochecking
  25. Mapping with gnuplot
  26. Repair job: separate the tandem repeats
  27. Bird watching with AWK and grep
  28. How to enter nothing in a database
  29. How to validate ISO 8601 dates without regex
  30. Fightin' fields
  31. Fuzzy matching in practice
  32. Data on clay
  33. iconv and illegal input sequences
  34. Displaying data from table fragments
  35. A record pager built with YAD
  36. 48 sea levels and a trope for your terminal
  37. Mojibake detective work
  38. BASHing data
  39. GUI ways to view and edit big text files
  40. Question marks that aren't really question marks
  41. Curse of the CSV monster
  42. Truncated data items
  43. Combo characters
  44. Pivoting airlines