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JSP to CSV generates blank lines

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I am generating a csv-file through a JSP, but the csv has a lot of blank lines at the beginning of the file. If opened with MS-Excel, it starts writing in line 12. I would like it to start writing in line 1 though. What do I need to modify? Have tried different things, like comment out.flush() or changing response.setHeader information.
Does anybody know what causes the blanks?
response.setContentType("application/savetodisk;charset=UTF-8");
response.setHeader("Content-Disposition","attachement; filename=list.csv");
out.flush();
out.println("ID; TITLE");
out.println("");
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