[jp] Importing Data to Contacts

David A. Desrosiers david.a.desrosiers at gmail.com
Mon May 13 14:16:48 EDT 2013


This is precisely why CSV is -hard- to implement, because there are so
many derivations in the "standards" (if you decide which standard to
choose). 

How do you handle carriage returns in the element? Embedded quotes?
Embedded commas? 

It's not easy. 

On 5/9/13 8:42 AM, "Rich Shepard" <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

>I've done this. Many of the columns/fields I do not use (which is not an
>issue as they can remain blank), but the one issue I've not yet resolved
>is
>having commas within a string (e.g., 'Some Company, Inc.') be exported as
>two separate fields because the comma is seen as a separator and each
>piece
>is enclosed in double quotes.





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