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When I convert Excel encoded data to CSV format, data error


I need to generate Code 128 barcodes and use them in in-design.
I use the VBA Font encoder to generate the encoded data. And then export the excel file into a CSV file.

I can generate the correct encoded data in an excel file.
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However, when I export it into a CSV file, the encoded data become incorrect.
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The start character, data characters, check digit, and stop character changed from "Î" into "?"

How can I avoid this issue?

Operating System: Windows 10

Application: Excel
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12-16-21     157 day(s) ago    

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This appears to be a character set issue. We believe there are two ways to solve the issue. Set your locale to US western, or use the code 128 function in the universal font instead of the code 128 font. The universal font does not use the characters that are causing the issues.

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