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Re: Formatting a csv column as 'number'

by hawtin (Prior)
on Mar 13, 2012 at 20:37 UTC ( #959449=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Formatting a csv column as 'number'

This sounds like an Excel problem to me, for example if you create a text file containing:

'0100',"0100",0100

Open it in Excel then save it. You will see that anything Excel thinks could be a number (or a date, or fraction, or whatever) it treats as one and messes up accordingly.

It makes some jobs that should be simple a real pain

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