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Order of attributes in saved *.tab files

Postby bgbg » Thu Nov 26, 2009 14:30

When I save an ExampleTable to a tab file, the meta attributes, as well as the class attribute are written at the end of the table. I (and I suppose many others) use meta attributes for storing information such as subject ID, age, sex etc. It is much more convenient to have that information at the beginning of the table, rather than at the end of it. This is especially relevant if the number of attributes exceeds the maximum number of columns Excel is capable to digest.

Is there any way to change that order, other than rewriting the ExampleTable.save function or creating a new one?

Postby Ales » Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:26

You can write your own load and save routines http://www.ailab.si/orange/doc/reference/userformats.htm

Postby bgbg » Thu Dec 03, 2009 13:07

Thanks, that what I was trying to avoid.


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