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Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. All the columns are very small, but there is a lot of text in them, so I have to manually drag them wider, but then there isn't enough space on my which speads up reading these files 200% . RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista (Solved) - Need a little help with Comma Separated

An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. CVS files are normally associated with Database records. The first line may give you an idea of the file type as it usually contains the field hesdings of the database. But for now I'll mark this solved, since I can at least get on with it :) Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top vistamike Posts: 10945 This post try here

The CSV files would have been supplied by the client. CSV stands for Comma Separated Values (the Database Records) Take a look at the file content. Hi Moree, Because of privacy issues I can't post a screenshot, but I've been googling a bit and have found Csved. In the meantime here are some "tricks" you may or may not know.

So I wondered if there are any other csv readers out there that make this easier or if there is something I can do in Excel to make this manageble. Ha that's great! Hi Sarah They sound like very strange sort of files. Sarah thanks for that good find, it sorts my CSVs from banks / Paypal et al , had same problems Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top SarahJames Posts: 6581

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Once you've done that - and while the columns are still highlighted - right click in one of the highlighted columns and select Format/Alignment and click on Wrap Text. This will increase the row size to accommodate the longest text in a given column. https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=61&t=82141 How-To Geek Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and

ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. If this is the xase then create a datbase with the same headings (ACCESS) and mport the file-see what happens. I suspect you're right that Excel is not the best medium for reading the files (from your description I can't imagine what would be) but if there is some logic in There are hundreds of entries in these files, so manually doing this is not an option :( (I suspect they have been created in a different program but I don't know

I've also emailed the association that sends me these files, hoping they can tell me what program is best to use. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/need-a-little-help-with-comma-separated-value-files- Are they multiply rows as well as columns? Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top SarahJames Posts: 6581 This post has been reported. How are they meant to be read e.g.

Still lots of ; and ;P in the text, but at least everything fits on my screen now and all the text is visible or I can scroll down ;) It's Hi guys and gals, Lately I've gotten a list of csv files, but when I open them things are barely readable. But at least I can now see the complete address and the complete name and the dogs complete name etc. You can resize multiple columns at the same time by highlighting several complete columns and resizing one of them will resize all the highlighted columns to the same width.

I have used them extensively to import records into Page Make-up programs. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. or A1,A2,B1,B2? For some reason sometimes the old owner and new owner are both in the 'old owner' column and sometimes the new owner is neatly placed in the column 'new owner' and

It's not perfect yet, but so much better. See how this might help but if it is still too hard to read it might be best to look into some formula or VBA to solve the problem. A1 then B1 and then A2 and B2?

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