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Let's say I have 5 column headings and I only complete the first 2 values. I then save the file as CSV (Windows). It ends up looking like this:

ID,Product,Name,Value,Interest
1,PC

Which is no good because it missed 3 commas.

If I create the same CSV in Excel on a Windows PC it looks ok:

ID,Product,Name,Value,Interest
1,PC,,,

Unfortunately I don't have access to a MAC. This problem has been experienced by a client of mine which needs CSV for a site.

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The data is null anyway, what's the issue? You want there to be 0s? –  Raystafarian Feb 19 '12 at 14:04
    
Problem is that the CSV needs to have all the commas otherwise the CSV doesn't work for importing the products for an online shop... –  user649482 Feb 19 '12 at 14:06

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Tell the client to try save as - windows csv OR save as - ms-dos csv

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