read YAML data from a file
string; file or URL to read from
(optional) options as specified below
array : list or Array
Specifies the data struscture to use for parsed data corresponding to YAML arrays (sequential data delimited with square brackets). With array=list (the default), a YAML array is encoded as a list; with array=Array, it is encoded as an Array.
object : one of table, record, or DataSeries
Specifies the data structure to use for parsed data corresponding to YAML objects (collections of key/value pairs delimited with curly braces).
With object=table (the default), an object is encoded as table; with object=record, it is encoded as a record; with object=DataSeries, it is encoded as a DataSeries.
output : one of table, record, or DataSeries
A legacy alias for the object option.
ParseFile(source) reads YAML data from the file or URL source.
If source is a file, it is closed after it is read.
Parse an input YAML file to a Maple table
address ≔ FileTools:-JoinPath⁡example/address.yaml,base=datadir:
table⁡companyName=Maplesoft,address=table⁡streetAddress=615 Kumpf Drive,province=ON,postalCode=N2V 1K8,city=Waterloo,country=Canada,founded=1988,phoneNumbers=table⁡number=+1 (519) 747-2373,type=local,table⁡number=+1 (800) 267-6583,type=toll-free,table⁡number=+1 (519) 747-5284,type=fax
Parse the same input YAML file to a Maple record
The YAML[ParseFile] command was introduced in Maple 2017.
For more information on Maple 2017 changes, see Updates in Maple 2017.
The YAML[ParseFile] command was updated in Maple 2022.
The array and object options were introduced in Maple 2022.
For more information on Maple 2022 changes, see Updates in Maple 2022.
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