alexandr.kovalenko at gmail
Dec 21, 2010, 7:05 AM
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Fwd: patches for spreadsheet export
From: Alexandr Kovalenko <alexandr.kovalenko [at] gmail>
Date: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 5:04 PM
Subject: Re: [Rt-devel] patches for spreadsheet export
To: Ruslan Zakirov <ruz [at] bestpractical>
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 5:00 PM, Ruslan Zakirov <ruz [at] bestpractical> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 8:46 PM, Christian Loos <cloos [at] netsandbox> wrote:
>> Am 16.12.2010 18:00, schrieb Kevin Falcone:
>>> On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 11:56:35AM -0500, Kevin Falcone wrote:
>>>>> utf-8 didn't work on Windows XP with Excel 2003.
>>>> Does it work on more modern Excels? This seems like a really odd
>>>> patch. I wonder if it would even work on Macs with Numbers.
>>> Forgetting client issues for a minute, how would this patch work on
>>> actual utf8 data (such as asian languages)
>> OK forget about the first patch.
>> I will try to test utf8 on more modern excel. If this still fails maybe
>> it makes sense to have a config value where you can override utf8
>> encoding if it doesn't work for someone like me.
> It doesn't work for many as excel is stupid and expect that csv files
> are in some preferred encoding, for example on ru Windows it should be
I've found the most convinient way to feed Excel with data is using
it's XML format (no, not xslx, but MS Excel Speadsheet XML).
It should be well-formed UTF-8 XML.
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