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MAC File Parser (read one line at a time)
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  • Posted: Fri, Jan 04, 2013
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I need a native MAC OS X GUI application that reads a file one line at a time and stores what it reads in an array. The files that will be read can become very large -- 100's of MB and so I do not want to read this in all at once. The file will be a point cloud file that is nothing more than points in 3d space. Comment lines will start with the "#" character and should be skipped. There can be inline comments.

Example file:

# This is my point cloud file.
# Date Created: 2013-01-04
# Time Created: 09:03
# x y z
0.40 0.00 0.20
1.00 1.00 1.00
# inline comment
2.00 3.00 0.00
1.50 1.00 3.30

The main GUI should have a simple file select and a single button to start the "parsing" process.

A secondary GUI should appear during the parsing process that gives feedback on the read process. Progress in terms of % of file parsed using bytes process versus total bytes in file. A cancel button should b...

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