troubleshooting Question

Unwanted CrLf squares in Excel file from Access

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I have Author Bio and book description data in memo fields in Access.  I am regularly exporting lengthy memo data from Access to Excel.  Excel doesn't like the Cr\Lfs and shows up as squares.

I want to maintain the line breaks in the Excel file, not just replace with spaces.  I could replace them in the Excel file (alt+Enter), but I need to fix this in the source data(Access) for recurring exports.  Maybe a replace function to run on the memo fields in a temp output table prior to running the transferspreadsheet routine?  Help!

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