Why do exports to Excel look like this?

Have your Excel exports ever looked like the following screenshot?


The reason: your computer is not setup to auto-open .CSV files with Microsoft Excel.

To work around this, use the save feature as follows.


Locate the downloaded file, right click -> open with -> choose default program…


choose Microsoft Excel and make sure “Always use the selected program…” is checked


All future exports to .CSV will now open in Microsoft Excel by default.

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