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

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Custom CSV (.csv) filter for OpenOffice.org or LibreOffice?

Is it possible to create a some kind of 'custom CSV filter' for OpenOffice.org or LibreOffice spreadsheet program. What I need is to have the program to use predefined CSV settings for loading and ...
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IE9 not prompting to save downloaded CSV file, opens in Excel

I am accessing a website that generates CSV files when I click a "download" link. Instead of prompting to "save or open", IE 9 is going right ahead and trying to open the returned file in Excel. Since ...
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How can I easily split a CSV into two Excel worksheets with PowerShell?

I recently found out that PowerShell can be used to write Excel documents. The first use I thought of for this was to (at least partially) automate parsing of some CSV reports that I regularly have to ...
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What is the “sep=” metadata you can adds to CSVs?

While trying to find out how to get CSVs to open correctly in Excel on a Spanish PC (belonging to a customer) I found many answers recommending using sep=, at the top of the file: Easiest way to ...
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Print from CSV file, row by row

I have a CSV file. I need to print this file row by row. For example, each row contains name, surname, email, profession and so on, many columns. First row contains the column titles. I would like to ...
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read excel sheet into jagged array

I am a programmer but recently new to both powershell and vba. I found this simple but effective command in powershell to read in a csv file and you can then immediately access "columns" by their ...
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How to export full data from excel as a csv using macro?

I want to export an excel file as a csv using macro, but my code is only exporting the header only. How to export the full data? Here's my code: Sub CSVFile() Dim My_filenumber As Integer Dim ...
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excel grid to columns

I have data in an array/grid like this: Name | Group | A1 | A2 | A3 name1 | Group1 | 14.95 | 19.95 | 0.00 name2 | Group2 | 4.95 | 9.95 | 12.95 name3 | Group2 | 49.95 | 0.00 | 0.00 And I need a way ...
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batch converting from XLS to windows CSV on a mac

I'm using OS X and have lots of these XLS files that I need to format as a batch operation. I need them in "Windows CSV" format, but I can only seem to get them batch converted to Mac CSV... I am ...
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Newlines in description of imported csv in Outlook Calander

I have exported a list of birthdays from excel to csv. Now I want to import them in Outlook as calander items. Everything works fine exept I can't do newlines in the desciption. I've already tried to ...
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How to customize default CSV format in LibreOffice?

Every time I export my data to CSV (and I do it often) I have tick the "Edit filter settings" checkbox, choose UTF-8 for the encoding, and semicolon for the fields separator manually. I do this ...
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Default font and cell padding when opening files in LibreOffice/OpenOffice Calc

I've seen solutions for setting a default font when creating new files. What about a default font (and cellpadding) when opening an existing CSV file? LibreOffice seems to always default to Liberation ...
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Open only the first 10 lines of large CSV file in LibreOffice Calc

I will start receiving many large CSV files, of which only the first few lines are of interest to me. I was hoping to open them by piping only the first few lines to Calc, but this doesn't work: $ ...
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Importing .csv into Google Calendar

I have been trying to import a .csv file into Google calendar and made sure to format it correctly and the file is well under the 1 MB limit. The first time I tried to import, it was successful, ...
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I'm exporting contacts from Outlook 2007 to CSV file and getting question marks instead of characters

I need to create a CSV file that includes my Outlook 2007 contacts. The contacts include English and Hebrew (UTF-8) characters as well. When I export the contacts into a CSV file (Windows - with ...
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How to setup a CSV web datasource

In Excel, I can import a CSV from the web as text by simply pasting in the URL as a file name, but when I ask Excel to update, it has stripped the URL and tries to find a file on the local hard drive ...
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How to fix botched Outlook CSV data export 2013

When I exported contacts from outlook into a CSV file (to later upload it to Insightly database), it placed company names as part of the email address, it looks like this: Column named "E-mail" ...
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Why is libre office calc inserting a ' at the beginning of the cell?

This is the most ridiculous thing i've encountered.. I've imported a csv, I end up with nice neat clean rows of numbers, no formatting, nothing weird, no " or ' left over, just numbers. When I go to ...
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How to restore Eclipse shortcut keys from exported .CSV?

You can simply export your shortcuts settings in Eclipse going to Window > Preferences > General > Keys > button Export CSV... But how to restore shortcuts from this csv?
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Disable prompt when opening a CSV file in LibreOffice/OpenOffice Calc

Every time I open a CSV file, LibreOffice presents me with a prompt asking to confirm Character Set, Language, and Separator options (tab, comma, semicolon etc). This prompt is not present in ...
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I want to be able to have a daily task run showing the times users log on and off

GOAL: I want to be able to have a daily task run showing the times users log on and off ENVIRONMENT: Windows 2008R2 domain ACTIONS SO FAR: I have enabled Account Auditing via: start -> ...
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Get rid of warning for external data connection

In Excel 2011 for Mac, I'm using an external data link to collect data from a CSV file generated by a third party application. The CSV is continuously filled, so I want to update the data every time I ...
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How to export Excel with Hindi script to CSV file?

I would like to know how to export an excel spreadsheet which contains, say a table of Hindi(for that matter any non-english) script words into a CSV file? I tried 'Save As' --> comma delimited, but ...
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Spreadsheet to MySQL

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 ...
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Converting a DWG/DXF to CSV or Excel

I'm using ZWcad and i need to get the coordinates of hundreds of blocks into a excel sheet or .CSV file so i can import that into the GPS hardware. I know there are plenty of tools for autocad, i ...
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What is the best way for inexperienced users to browse and filter data in large CSVs?

I'm looking for a way to browse through some CSV unicode-encoded files. These files have relatively large number of rows (2-3 millions) and 10 columns tops, with columns being numerical, small text ...
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How to make just one text column be unquoted in final CSV?

I'm using OO calc and i have one column with phone numbers that have leading 0s, which are vital for the number to be valid. I can format the cell as text but i do not want the numbers to be quoted ...
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Import a CSV File in a database w/ powershell jobs

I am trying to import a CSV file into a database with PowerShell but so far I have no luck. This is my code (based on this source): Start-job -Name 'ImportingData' ` -InitializationScript ...
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When I try to export Outlook 2010 tasks, Outlook crashes

When I try to export tasks from the Tasks folder of Outlook 2010 to either a tab-delimited or a comma-separated file, Outlook starts to export and then crashes with the options of trying to find a ...
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Creating a script to make a CSV dump usable

So, let's say I have a raw CSV dump. And I want to make a spreadsheet/script to take said CSV dump, take a certain username, and the calls they made, and pipe those calls to a mathematical formula, to ...
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Use one csv file to delete duplicates in another one

Basically the title says it all. I have a csv list that includes one e-mail address per line (and some other stuff). I want to seek those email addresses in a different csv file (also with 1 mail ...
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How to swap two columns in specific rows in LibreOffice Calc?

I have a few hundred contacts stored in Google Contacts, and I would like to sort them. I exported them in CSV and opened them with LibreOffice Calc. Some of my contacts have first and last name ...
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Excel VBA Script How to Open a File and Insert character into Cell

I'm hoping this is an easy one. I am importing a directory of CSV files with long numbers (16 digits plus 4 leading zeroes). I need Excel to preserve the number data instead of applying scientific ...
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Import multi-line CSV records into spreadsheet as column data

Any standard fixes to convert multi-line CSV records into column data (as CSV or LibreOffice)? I'm using ArchLinux and I have LibreOffice (and Python, for what that's worth). I have a CSV file with ...
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xls2csv skipping bool values when converting

I'm attempting to use catdoc -> xls2csv on an Ubuntu 14.04.1 OS to convert and .xls file to a .csv file. All of the values are converting correctly except in the last column which contain TRUE/FALSE ...
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Birt report export to csv

I am trying to export a CSV report by running a simple classic cars example in BIRT 4.4.0. I gave the column Names as Name, Phone, City, Country in the report where as the exported report has the ...
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Images in CSV file don't show up in Anki

I'm trying to import a CSV set of notes that include image references into Anki. I have a file with Cloze substitutions and in one note I am using an image in the text: <img src=”duck.jpg”> ...
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How to make my loop omit empty Excel cells while converting to .csv - Powershell

I have some empty cells in my Excel worksheets.How to make a proper statement to make my loop omit them? I tried to do a if(){}else{} loop but it doesnt work properly.I have a powershell v2 so I ...
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How do I change the EOL character when importing a CSV file into Open Office Calc?

I've got a CSV file that has enclosed newline (\n and \r, mixed) characters in its data. Because the consumer of that file is not able to handle that correctly (out of my control) we decided to use ...
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Batch Script related issue

I have written following script which works absolutely fine on my system. @echo off setlocal enabledelayedexpansion FOR /F %%i IN ('wmic /node:%1 computersystem get Name') DO SET A=%%i FOR /F %%i ...
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Need help on zipping .csv files in SSIS

I have .csv files from some system, loading periodically into a .csv folder. I need to build the SSIS process, which will be checking all day/hour the files and compressing them into .zip files. ...
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OpenOffice Calc with csv file produces Err:520

I'm loading a csv file into OpenOffice Calc (version 4.0.1) and in only 1 column I get 'Err:520' as the cell value. I checked under Tools->Options->OpenOffice Calc->View->Display to check whether ...
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Is there a text file format that Excel supports opening and saving directly?

I want to edit simple table data in Excel 2010, which is to be stored only in a flat text format (i.e. not a binary format like XLS or XSLX) which is viewable with notepad and can be read by a simple ...
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Cannot import CSV file to WEKA

I got a very large data set from a access log.I converted it to CSV file using 'Vim'.I want to use "WEKA"(Data mining tool) to analyse this data set.But when i try to open this CSV file it gives me an ...
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export windows file structure into .csv with date parameters

My real goal is to get a list of the files in my windows file structure into Access, but as there are over 500k files the various bits of VB code I've tried all take a very long time and is not ...
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Excel csv encoding default

Ok here's the deal I exported a csv in UTF-16 format via PHP and open it in excel...All the encoding works perfectly. My question is, suppose I edit this csv and then just hit save in excel and ...
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replace comma with colon in csv file

In CSV file all other delimiters are comma except for 1 colon. While saving this CSV, excel replaces this colon to comma. How can I overcome this? or Later how can I replace those particular comma ...
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Getting Access 2000 to output CSV with quote “only where needed”

Does anyone know how to get Access 2000 to output a comma-delimited file in this format: Good> Cat, "John, Doe", 32, $3.44, "Denver, CO", 1234 NOT like this: Bad> "Cat", "John, Doe", "32", ...
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Excel Does not Recognize Comma Separated Columns

I have a .CSV file that is populated through a system, and I use MS Excel to open it. When i open the file, the data in each record (Row) are shown in one column only, MS Excel doesn't recognize the ...
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Keeping two decimal places when exporting to CSV using Javascript

I have this function in javascript to display a number with thousand separator and two decimal places format when exported to CSV file: function toCurrencyString(num, decimals ...