Excel CSV formula problem.

Posted on 2007-07-31
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
We have a price list which is approximately 4000 lines long, opened in excel.
We wish to carry out some minor formulea functions to determin a cost price.
No problem so far, however, we wish to save the results into a column that will give an integer value, rather than a result calculated from a formula.
The idea is that we can then import the fileds back into our stock file.
I am presuming that if we try and import the resulting file back in to our accounts in the CSV format, the import will fail.
Am I right, if so does anyone have any ideas how we can work around this?
Question by:nigelbeatson
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    Accepted Solution

    What do you mean by "an integer value, rather than a result calculated from a formula"?
    The csv file will contain the results of the formula, not the formula, if that's what you mean?

    Author Comment

    Yes, thats exactly what I meant. If you are confirming that we can export the result direct to a csv file, thats great!
    Many thanks.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Rory Archibald
    You should be able to. Having saved as csv from Excel, you can always open it in Notepad just to check it looks OK.
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    Expert Comment

    Also, you can always use  INT() around the formula to convert to an integer.

    I hope this helps !

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