Question on the "csv" library
hniksic at xemacs.org
Fri Aug 28 19:19:44 CEST 2009
David Smith <dns4 at cornell.edu> writes:
>> 2- the "C" in "CSV" does not mean "comma" for Microsoft Excel; the ";"
>> comes from my regional Spanish settings
> The C really does stand for comma. I've never seen MS spit out
> semi-colon separated text on a CSV format.
That's because you're running MS Office in a US language environment.
In almost all of Europe MS products use comma as the decimal separator,
and semicolon for CSV field separation.
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