prefix comma to each record

webtekie

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Apr 5, 2004
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Hello,

I have a Excel file with 2 columns: name, state. Let's say there is one record bob|florida. I need to convert this spreadsheet to CSV...easy enough, but I need to convert it in such a way that for each record there is comma in front of every record, so coversion becomes ,bob,florida.

If I put a comma into first column which is blank and then convert to CSV, I get ",",bob,florida. Can someone suggest a solution for this problem?

thank you,
webtekie
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agihcam

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Hi -

Instead of typing "," from the first column which is blank, type

Code:
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Ron Morris

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Can you create another column on your spreadsheet and enter the following formula?

Column A = Name
Column B = State

In Column C enter =","&"A1&","&B1

Ron
 

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