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How to tell Excel to specify Field delimiter (,) and Text enclosure (")

Rowby Goren
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Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Hello,

Using Office 2007.   When I save a XLS file as a Comma delimited file, the result looks like this:

Pet Food,Alpo

I want it to look like

"Pet Food","Alpo"

I've done it before, but I don't remember how I did it.

I know this is a very basic question, but I'm stumped.

Rowby

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