Fixing Characters in CSV/Excel
Often, non-English characters display correctly in Report Toaster but can become garbled when exporting the data to CSV/Excel.
You may notice this problem when you open up the excel file and the non-English text appears to be garbled or poorly formatted. This is a known issue with Microsoft Excel (see this article), but thankfully, the solution is a quick fix.
1.) Open up a blank excel file (or simply open up Microsoft Excel and start a blank workbook).
2.) Go to the data tab, click 'From Text/CSV".
3.) Browse to your original file location (probably downloads) and click Import.
4.) A window should pop up that looks something like this. As you can see you have several options for selecting the File Origin text type and Delimiter (typically, we found UTF-8 and Comma work best, but feel free to adjust as needed).
5.) Verify that the data looks correct in the resulting table underneath. Click Load and you should be good to go.
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