mdb-json - Man Page

Export data in an MDB database table to JSON.

Synopsis

mdb-json [-D fmt] [-T fmt] [-U] database table
mdb-json -h|--help
mdb-json --version

Description

mdb-json is a utility program distributed with MDB Tools.

It produces a CSV (comma separated value) output for the given table. Such output is suitable for importation into databases or spreadsheets.

Options

-D,  --date-format fmt

Set the date format (see strftime(3) for details).

-T,  --time-format fmt

Set the date/time format (see strftime(3) for details).

-U,  --no-unprintable

Change unprintable characters to spaces (otherwise escaped as \u00XX).

--version

Print the mdbtools version and exit.

Notes

Environment

MDB_JET3_CHARSET

Defines the charset of the input JET3 (access 97) file. Default is CP1252. See iconv(1).

MDBICONV

Defines the output charset to use for the SQL file. Default is UTF-8. mdbtools must have been compiled with iconv.

MDBOPTS

Colon-separated list of options:

  • debug_like
  • debug_write
  • debug_usage
  • debug_ole
  • debug_row
  • debug_props
  • debug_all is a shortcut for all debug_* options
  • no_memo (deprecated; has no effect)
  • use_index (experimental; requires libmswstr)

See Also

mdb-array(1) mdb-count(1) mdb-export(1) mdb-header(1) mdb-hexdump(1) mdb-import(1) mdb-parsecsv(1) mdb-prop(1) mdb-queries(1) mdb-schema(1) mdb-sql(1) mdb-tables(1) mdb-ver(1)

History

mdb-json first appeared in MDB Tools 0.9.

Authors

The mdb-json utility was written by Ugo Di Girolamo. It is based on mdb-export(1).

Referenced By

mdb-array(1), mdb-count(1), mdb-export(1), mdb-header(1), mdb-hexdump(1), mdb-import(1), mdb-parsecsv(1), mdb-prop(1), mdb-queries(1), mdb-schema(1), mdb-sql(1), mdb-tables(1), mdb-ver(1).

22 July 2021 MDBTools 0.9.3 Executable programs or shell commands