When you save a spreadsheet as a CSV file the carriage return is not compatible with the Windows carriage return/line feed.
There is no option to save as CR/LF.
The line end character is not recognised correctly by Windows XP etc.
What do you mean exactly by "The line end character is not recognised correctly by Windows XP" ?
When exporting a sheet to csv format, you can edit the parameters of the filter.
Best regards. JBF
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The line separator for CSV is platform-dependent and cannot be changed.
@Urmas - so does that mean NOTABUG, WONTFIX, or....confirmed? Moving to UNCONFIRMED for now as there is no independent confirmation from QA. Thanks all.
There is not problem with Calc, I can export data to .csv in Linux and import this file in Calc on windows. But I can imagine the problem with data interchange with other programs on windows. For example open this .csv file in notepad shows all data in one row.
Setting as enhancement - add option to CSV Filter setting to define end of line LF/CRLF
I have the same problem, except I need to export to CSV with CR line endings so please include this option in the option list (CR / LF / CRLF)
Reimporting an exported .csv file which has internal line breaks (\lf only) within a cell fails. Every new internal section of a cell will be put into a new column.
Combining the rotten legacies of \cr and \lf in .csv was not a good idea.
Give users a choice.
I would love a .csv output option for internal linebreak: \vt chr(11) besides the useless \lf chr(10)
Forgot to add: exporting \vt chr(11) for an internal line break is the right thing to export to .csv ; .csv import is flawless then.
*** Bug 116908 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***