Created attachment 141103 [details]
The attached is a csv file generated from an old dos app. It is CSV but it imports into LibreOffice as one line, the newlines are not being recognised.
Note, this file can be imported successfully by Excel. After saving it as csv in Excel, it works. Excel strips out all the 00 byte values, perhaps they are confusing LibreOffice?
Created attachment 141104 [details]
excel's rewrite of the CSV file, which now imports in LO
This attachment is the csv generated after importing the original file in Excel and saving it again. The quoting of text fields has changed, but it is the 00 bytes which cause the problem
Created attachment 141105 [details]
00 bytes replaced
I used a hexeditor to replace the 00 bytes with 0x20
Now it imports into LO. So the 00 bytes are definitely the problem.
I CAN reproduce with:
- Version: 220.127.116.11
Build ID: ef425abf896c652d177000096228d1dbcfe9c7af
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.13; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2;
Locale: fr-FR (fr_FR.UTF-8); Calc: group
- Version: 18.104.22.168
Build ID: 2b7f1e640c46ceb28adf43ee075a6e8b8439ed10
Threads CPU : 8; Version de l'OS :Linux 4.13; UI Render : par défaut; VCL : gtk2;
Locale : fr-FR (fr_FR.UTF-8); Calc: group
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LO Calc opens that example CSV with three rows if you select ' instead " in "String delimiter" drop-down list in "Text Import" dialog.
I think we can close it as WFM.