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Ben

When I convert Excel encoded data to CSV format, I see quotes in my encoded string in Notepad


I need to generate Code 128 barcodes. We are using your VBA Font encoder to format the data. When we export the file as a CSV and open it in Notepad

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In Notepad
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Application: Excel, Notepad

06-09-14     1992 day(s) ago    

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The reason the Excel (or application) to CSV conversion adds the encoded data in quotes is because the encoded data for some barcode types,specifically Code 128 and Interleaved 2 of 5, can include a comma. Therefore, it prevents the string with the encoded comma from reading as a separate value.

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