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From Joost Andrae <>
Subject Re: [UX]Why does AOO use semicolon and space as the default separators when open one csv?
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2012 08:38:06 GMT

Am 23.07.2012 09:00, schrieb Zhe Liu:
> Hi,
> I use Calc to open a csv. "Text Import" dialog pops up. Semicolon &
> Space are checked by default as separators. Most of csv  files in the
> world use comma as separator, right? I prefer comma.
> In addition, when I use AOO to save a csv, I found the default
> separator is comma. When I reopen the csv, I have to change separator
> to comma. IMHO, it's a bad experience.

defined in the default separator 
should be a comma. I'm not sure why AOO does it differently but there 
must be a reason to do it like this. Maybe Eike Rathke knows more about 
the reason. (CCed him)

Kind regards, Joost

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