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2599530 - Learning Reports - Data in Excel cells split into multiple cells


A cell within a CSV report splits into more lines due to a carriage return, line break CR or LF character.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Login as an admin.
  2. Navigate to Reports.
  3. Download a report in CSV format.
  4. Open with Excel.
  5. Note that a cell contains multiple lines due to special character.


This issue is caused by Excel formatting.


As a workaround:

  1. In the filter section of the report interface, choose semicolon as the delimiter.


  1. Change LMS application to English - there are no carriage returns.
  2. Download the report.
  3. Revert the LMS application language to the user's preference.


  • Download the report in HTML format.


Excel, Report, LMS, Formatting, Carriage Return, CSV, language, LF, Line BReak, sf , KBA , LOD-SF-LMS-REP , Reporting Data , LOD-SF-LMS-DB , DB Data & Services , How To


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