Convert Excel to CSV file
It might happen that even though you save your Excel file as a CSV, not all the settings are correct. In this case you can follow the steps underneath to successfully convert your Excel file to a CSV file. You can choose to use Microsoft Excel to convert your file, but you can also use other tools such as Google Drive or OpenOffice.
1 Microsoft Excel
Open your file and click the File
Click on Save As.
When you name your file, click on Tools
and choose Web Options.
Go to the tab Encoding and choose to save the document as Unicode (UTF-8).
Click OK and save your file.
Open your file and open the File menu
to choose Save As.
Choose Save as Text CSV
and indicate Edit filter settings.
Choose Unicode (UTF-8)
as Character set and click OK.
Save your document.
3 Google Drive
Go to your Google Drive and upload your Excel document by clicking on NEW, File upload
and selecting your file.Open
your file by clicking the file and choose Open at the top of the page.
When in your spreadsheet click on File
to open the File menu. Choose Download as and CSV.
Now you have downloaded your file as a CSV.