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Data Matrix saved as CSV from Excel drops the encoded data after the carriage return.

I've created a series of codes through Microsoft Excel. However, when I save the data as a CSV file, the encoded data is dropped.

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06-20-12     2647 day(s) ago    

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The data returned from the encoder file does actually return the full string, the problem is the CSV format.
Since the data includes a carriage return and a line feed at the end of each line, the CSV format will clip this at the first line because multi-line values are not supported.

There may be a work around by substituting another character for the carriage returns and line feeds, like a space. The best option would be to keep the file in the excel format if possible.

Example substituting a "." for the CHAR(13) carriage return and the "?" for the CHAR(10) line feed.

=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(EncDM("123"),CHAR(13),"."),CHAR(10),"?")

If you are generating other 2D Barcodes, use:

For PDF417:
=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(IDAutomation_PDF417("123"),CHAR(13),"."),CHAR(10),"?")

For QR Code:
=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(EncQR("123"),CHAR(13),". "),CHAR(10),"?")

For Aztec:
=SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(EncAztec("123"),CHAR(13)," ."),CHAR(10),"?")


IDAutomation does not claim that this is a solution. However, if the application such as InDesign or Notepad can replace the "." and "?" with the carriage return and line feed, it might work.

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