CSV Encoding Issues

A guide to overcoming issues with CSV and UTF-8 encoding


  • Microsoft Excel
    1. Open a blank workbook in Microsoft Excel
    2. Select ‘Data’ from the toolbar and ‘From Text/CSV’ from the ‘Data’ ribbon
    3. Select the desired CSV file from the file browser and select ‘Open’
    4. Select ‘65001: Unicode (UTF-8)’ from the dropdown labelled ‘File Origin’
    5. Select ‘Load’ to import the data to the new

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