Posted on 2004-04-30
I'm exporting a report from my database in various file formats. One of them is CSV. I'm using:
to get Explorer to ask if the file should be saved to disk, or opened from the location. Finally, to the question: I'm using "\n" for the linebreaks, but they aren't appearing when I open the saved file in Notepad, it just gives me reams of continuous text. However, if I print the file, or open it in Excel, then I get the correctly formatted data. It's just notepad that doesn't show the linebreak correctly. Any ideas on what character I should be using?