csv writerow creates double spaced excel csv files

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Fri Feb 13 21:50:19 CET 2004

    Michael> For some reason, when I write data to a csv file using the csv
    Michael> module of python 2.3 and then open it in excel, every row is
    Michael> double spaced.  I want the csv file to have every row filled
    Michael> with data not every other row.  Is there a way I can fix this.

Make sure you open the output file with the 'b'inary flag.  The csv writer
class takes care of line termination.


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