4.4.2. from space-separated values (SSV) text

from_csv method can be set delimiter other than a comma:

Sample Code:
Write a markdown table from a space-separated values
from textwrap import dedent
import pytablewriter

writer = pytablewriter.MarkdownTableWriter()
writer.table_name = "ps"
writer.from_csv(
    dedent("""\
        USER       PID %CPU %MEM    VSZ   RSS TTY      STAT START   TIME COMMAND
        root         1  0.0  0.4  77664  8784 ?        Ss   May11   0:02 /sbin/init
        root         2  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        S    May11   0:00 [kthreadd]
        root         4  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        I<   May11   0:00 [kworker/0:0H]
        root         6  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        I<   May11   0:00 [mm_percpu_wq]
        root         7  0.0  0.0      0     0 ?        S    May11   0:01 [ksoftirqd/0]
    """),
    delimiter=" ")
writer.write_table()
Output:
# ps
|USER|PID|%CPU|%MEM| VSZ |RSS |TTY|STAT|START|TIME|   COMMAND    |
|----|--:|---:|---:|----:|---:|---|----|-----|----|--------------|
|root|  1|   0| 0.4|77664|8784|?  |Ss  |May11|0:02|/sbin/init    |
|root|  2|   0| 0.0|    0|   0|?  |S   |May11|0:00|[kthreadd]    |
|root|  4|   0| 0.0|    0|   0|?  |I<  |May11|0:00|[kworker/0:0H]|
|root|  6|   0| 0.0|    0|   0|?  |I<  |May11|0:00|[mm_percpu_wq]|
|root|  7|   0| 0.0|    0|   0|?  |S   |May11|0:01|[ksoftirqd/0] |