File extension .csv information

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The CSV file extension works with the Comma Separated values applications and it comes with data sets that are essentially separated using commas. Here, every new line is a representation of a fresh row; values can as well be organised into a number of cells using a spreadsheet program or alternatively inserted within a database. CSV files are normally used to shift data that is in tabular form from one computer program to another. Such computer programs are like spreadsheet programs and database programs. CSV is a common file extension.

Having trouble opening .csv files?

Not being able to open .csv files may be the result of not having the appropriate application installed or Operating System issues.

You should ensure:
  1. The appropriate program is installed
  2. Check your Operating System for invalid registry entries and other speed issues.

The CSV file extension is categorised in the Data Files category; file extensions are normally categorised into different categories. The mime type for this extension is ?text/ csv?. The two programs that open CSV are Mac OS ?Microsoft excel as well as other spread sheet programs , viewable using a text editor and Windows ?Microsoft Excel and other spread sheet programs, viewable using a text editor. This file extension has a file type specification. The file type specification for CSV is database file type. To use this file one has to open it directly.

Extended .csv information

Related Programs:

Comma Separated Values


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