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I need to export spreadsheet data for import into a MySQL database. Data must be in quotes to import properly. The problem is with numbers. Is there a formula or other quick method other than copy and paste to convert numerical data to text in a column?

Or, am I going about this all wrong because there's a better way to get all cell data enclosed in quote marks for export to CSV?

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can't you just use optionally enclosed by '"' in the command you use to load the csv? –  m4573r Oct 1 '13 at 11:08
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