We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

How to preserve commas in CSV file when saving the file in Excel 2010

709 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-16
Hi experts
I've problem in preserving the commas in a CSV file when I try to save the file by Excel 2010.
The csv files are attached. Thanks in advance.

Before saving:
Settings,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
,Description,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
1, 2, 3, 4,5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

After saving by Excel 2010:
Settings,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
,Description,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33
original.csv
saved2010.csv
Comment
Watch Question
Technology Architect
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 6 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE