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How to export data to a text file with comma and quote delimiter in Excel


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Summary

Microsoft Excel does not have a menu command to automatically export data to a text file so that the text file is exported with both quotation marks and commas as delimiters. For example, there is no command to automatically create a text file that contains the following:
   "Text1","Text2","Text3"
				
However, you can create this functionality in Excel by using a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) procedure.

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Article Info
Article ID : 123183
Revision : 7
Created on : 1/19/2007
Published on : 1/19/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 42