2629437 - Unix vs. Windows CSV Export File Format in Crystal Reports

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2629437 - Unix vs. Windows CSV Export File Format in Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • How to export report in unix .csv format rather than windos or dos?

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open report with multiple lines in Crystal Reports Designer
  2. Export the report to .csv format

Cause

  • WINDOWS text files traditionally have carriage return and line feed pairs as their newline characters while Unix text files have the line feed as their newline character.

Resolution

  • Currently there is no option to export in Unix format. Crystal Reports is Windows application and it exports to Windows supported format.

See Also

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Keywords

export, comma separated values, , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2016