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Saving special characters in csv format [closed]

asked 2016-05-19 13:14:58 +0200

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I am working on an excel spreadsheet with Korean characters in it. When I use excel to save this file as csv the characters are "broken". A colleague recommended LO as a way around this. How do I open an excel file with Korean characters in LO and save it as csv without "breaking" the Korean characters?

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answered 2017-11-29 05:18:34 +0200

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How to open? Open LibreOffice Calc and click File > Open. Or right click on the file in your file manager and select "Open with..." (or whatever the option is called on your system).

How to save? File > Save, select the "Text CSV" format, and click Save. Then, in the CSV settings dialog, select an appropriate encoding (UTF-8, or whatever is commonly used for Korean).

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