Comma-separated values: a rudimentary plain-text spreadsheet. Also includes tab, space, semicolon or other-separated values.

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Visual Basic and Excel data streaming in real time

I'm currently working on a program that runs in visual basic (not VBA). The program collects data from sensors and produces a data file (*.csv) of the information it collected after a certain stretch ...
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Automatically format cells as currency from .CSV when importing into Excel

When I import a .CSV file into Excel, how do I get all cells which contain a number to be formatted as currency? Currently, if the value for the cell contains the dollar sign ($), it becomes formatted ...
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Is there a way to update automatically a worksheet based on a link which provided a file for download

I have created a web app which allows the user to download a csv file just by copying the link into a browser. Afterwards the user can open this file with excel. Because the csv file might change ...
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Removing Line Breaks From CSV for Proper Excel Import

So I've created a batch script that outputs some text to a CSV. When I open the CSV in Notepad, it looks like this, which is how I want it. 173030,8,2793,2821244 173032,1,2793,2820692 ...
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How to prevent Excel to round a number at opening? [duplicate]

I have a question regarding Excel. We generate automatically a CSV file everyday, containing stuff looking like : column1;column2;...;columnx text;date;text;249316479917397279 The issue is that the ...
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How does libreoffice express a linebreak when saving a csv?

I’m attempting to save a CSV using LibreOffice Calc to be imported to a MySQL database. Saving it as a CSV is pretty straightforward in LibreOffice but I don’t know how the resulting document ...
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Parse csv file and for each object set as a variable

What I'm trying to do is parse a csv file that has server names and ipaddresses and assign these to variables I then run commands using each set of variables. So if the cvs file, test.csv, looks like ...
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How to add double quotes around data in tables using Calc

I am trying to load my data into a CRM, but am having a lot of trouble. The data simply wont load at the same time, but all the files work fine individually. Support advised that I make sure I'm using ...
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How do I suppress the “file format and extension of MyFile.csv” do not match."?

I'm opening a lot of csv files using Excel recently and am repeatedly receiving the warning:- The file format and extension of MyFile.csv do not match. The file could be corrupted or unsafe. ...
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need help in editing data in csv file

I am in need of editing the date data in csv. I will explain with an example. I am using WPS presentation software for reading and editing csv files. If the above is not possible in that, i can ...
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MySQL csv excel greek characters

I developed an application using Bottle web framework and Python, to import some data into MySQL database. Most of the data where in Greek characters. On my application side, i didn't any further ...
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WMIC |more has extra rows when .csv opened in Excel

I am trying to output the name and version of each program installed on my system to a .csv file. I could do something more complicated with VBScript, but would prefer to keep this very simple to ...
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LibreOffice Calc/Spreadsheet – Delete unusual characters from cells so that I can export a valid CSV file

I received a spreadsheet for work and it has cells that are full of line breaks and excessive whitespace. Unfortunately, I need to export the spreadsheet to CSV format and these two are breaking the ...
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Anki fails to import from .csv file

I have created an custom note type containing 3 fields: Character, Pinyin and Definition. I have a .csv file containing a few entries. The fields are comma-delimited. Here's what I am presented when ...
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Undoing excel default / automatic delimiting [duplicate]

I have a large data export that is going through the end user for spot-checking. The data was formatted with tab delimiter, as it contains a lot of prices and measurements containing commas. The ...
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Have a very large fixed width .txt file, have column widths for the records to guide me, and need .CSV out of it [closed]

The text file is a tax roll off the tax assessor website, and it is 2.63 GB. Every program that I have tried, including UltraEdit, Convert XLS, didn't find anything helpful in excel because we're ...
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Properly extracting from an array

I have a CSV with one column, numbers formatted as 111-0000, that I'm reading in to process one at a time. I'm trying to import the column of information from the CSV, but I'm having trouble figuring ...
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Automate spreadsheet (Excel/CSV) workflow

I'm looking for a tool or process to help automate repetitive workflow tasks that require with an Excel or CSV file to be in a specific format. For example, we work with vendors that send us a list ...
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How to output a CSV file from a matrix of Excel formulas using multiple files?

I am receiving on a weekly basis a list of Excel spreadsheets from a supplier (around 40 spreadsheets) with data in a specific format. Since the format is a bit complex and can't be converted to CSV ...
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Why doesn't my Python script save the file when I use Task Scheduler?

I have a Python script that uses csv.writer to create a csv file. This works fine when I run it from the command line, but no file is created when I run the script using Windows Task Scheduler. The ...
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Excel formula returning different results on different machines

For a piece of work I'm doing, I use a formula that calculates the difference between two dates for each row in the report that the system generates. Essentially, the software I'm using generates the ...
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Remove a specific string common in multiple lines in a CSV file using shell script

I have a CSV file which contains 65000 lines (size approximately 28 MB). On each of the lines they have a path in the beginning in the format of: c:\abc\bcd\def\123\456. Now let's say the path ...
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Windows Batch to read TXT and parse lines to CSV

I've made a good deal of headway by searching this site and learning the ridiculous language that is Windows batch scripting, but frankly I'm stuck. The sample below is from our lab's old radiometer ...
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Create Xbox Music Playlist from excel list (csv)

I created a few playlists in Excel (just the artist & song title) that I wanted to Import into Xbox Music. Unfortunately the only way I could find was to search for each song indivdually and then ...
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Mail Merge comparison between fields

I have a meeting merge document which is populated from a CSV file with data entered online from a facilitator. I am unable to work out how to do multiple conditions, there are a maximum of 10 clients ...
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csv file formatting issue in excel

I have a csv file when opened in notepad looks like this: sep=, ProgramXX, PXXXXX, .... IDXXXXX, XYZXXXXX, .... This should open well formatted as csv file in excel program but what I see is this: ...
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Export specific results of Access 2010 query determined by checkbox

I am working on a planning tool which provides information about how long particular tasks should take. Everything was working as expected but I have just been informed that the user would like to ...
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phpmyadmin wordpress export only showing postmeta columns

Trying to export - and the import - a Wordpress MySQL DB using phpmyadmin. I've done this quit a bit in the past and I'm completely perplexed at this point! I have a fairly standard Wordpress DB with ...
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Styling multiple files on Libre Office Calc [duplicate]

Here's what I do now: Get CSV file from extrenal source Open it in Calc Apply style (set colors, fonts, etc.) Export as PDF Is it possible to get rid of step 3? Somehow loading data to already ...
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LibCurl: FTP, wildcard file inside wildcard directory

I am using LibCurl looking to download one file. The problem is that the server will regularly updating new directory, and inside that directory, I am looking to download SINGLE file end with *.CSV ...
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Convert CSV to an MP3 Playlist, then merge the MP3 into a single audio file based on playlist order

I have a Japanese language learning app, which contains several MP3s. I'd like to merge these MP3s into a single file, so I can take the course without using the app (as the App has a terrible ...
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PowerQuery to parse fixed width csv

I have fixed width csv.txt, e.g. Martin Junger 12 John Wing 124 To load it with PowerQuery this syntax is used: let Source = ...
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Convert UPPERCASE to PascalCase [closed]

I have 50+ CSV files (50 to 100 columns each) to load into the database using SSIS. Most of these CSV files have all uppercase headings (primarily because my Oracle exports only with all UPPERCASE ...
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Excel 2010 - Merge multiple connections into single worksheet

I have an Excel workbook containing several worksheets. Each worksheet has an external connection to a unique .csv file that is updated several times a day from different PCs. This is done so that ...
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Right click a csv file to read in RStudio?

I would like the ability to right click on a .csv file and read it in RStudio (an IDE for the statistical language R). When I say "read it in RStudio" I mean open up RStudio with the line ...
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Autoload CSV for batch printing labels (Brother P-touch Editor v5.1)

My goal is to automatically print shipping labels for an e-commerce website based on periodically created .csv-files. I have the .csv-files ready. I also have the shipping label template ready in ...
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How to remove rows that match?

I have a csv file with list of people (first name, last name, email) and then later on I will get a list of people in another csv file that unsubscribed ( only one column with email). Q: How can I ...
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Manually editing Excel worksheet, need my edits to save as written in .csv without reformatting back

Here is my issue: I have exported about 2000 records from a database to manually clean up the dates attached to them. (It appears that someone exported these records before, then re-imported them ...
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excel: export csv file with japanese character

In my excel file, the Japanese character is shown correctly, while when I export it as csv, the character become question marks How should I output so that the character can be shown correctly?
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Excel 2013 keeps removing commas from CSV at save

I'm working with data exports in CSV format. Excel originally opens the files correctly. However, I've been merging in some missing data that my original queries missed (adding four rows of additional ...
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Excel adds double quotes on csv export [duplicate]

I am experiencing a weird unknown behavior in excel. The sheet I want to export to a csv file consists of 4 columns with data like this: site.aspx|de|lblChanges.Text|some text that will be used ...
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Removing commas from CSV file

I created an Excel .XLXS file, reformatted the columns from currency to numbers with 2 decimals and no thousands separator, then exported to a .CSV file, then to a .TXT file. Once I did that, the ...
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Create an animated plot of data points from csv

I have a large CSV File containing some data points [~3MB, example data] as a series of coordinates. I want to create an animated plot of point where the point is moving acoording to the given ...
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Using the with cURL command-line tool on Mac, What can I do to this script to ask it to fetch stock data which comes back WITHOUT commas?

cd documents/quoteUpdate while true do curl -o quotes.txt -s "http://download.finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=goog,aapl&f=sl1c1p2pt1" echo UPDATED: date sleep 10 done
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How to display US format date time in csv file in UK format in Excel 2010?

I have a Windows Performance Monitor csv file that I want to view in Excel and produce charts from. The first column in the csv file is in US datetime format. e.g. "01/12/2015 10:54:44.043" which ...
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Unable to get accurate record count of a csv file

I have a .csv file that has some values formatted as paragraphs with line breaks or sometimes bullet points. "STAT","ID","DESC" "UPD", "1", "Updated" "CHG", "2", "Changed" "UPD", "3", "Updated. ...
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How do I stop Excel from converting value 0503E000 to 5.03E+02 automatically?

Excel converting value 0503E000 to 5.03E+02 in any cell automatically in CSV I tried to convert it to text number and general but after i save it and reopen it again it goes back to 5.03E+02 How do I ...
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How do you export an Excel file to CSV with rows have differing number of columns?

I have text file with a header, master, detail, footer record. The types of rows all have a different amount of columns. When I export to CSV, it exports all data and puts in fillers to the longest ...
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How to enable the 'Save and Open' option in Internet Explorer

I've recently upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 and now when I try to download/open a *.csv file from the internet I get the following options in IE. The Save and Open option is disabled/greyed out. ...
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Automate alignment of columns in CSV

I often work with CSV files, that other people will work with in a text editor. I want to have nice alignment of columns, e.g.: Height, Age, Whatever 11, 12, 13 For large files, this is ...