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Geneticists throw hands in the air, change gene naming rules to finally stop Microsoft Excel eating their data

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When opening a CSV I think Excel (& LIbreOffice) should give the user the choice: Either let the program auto-guess the column types or allow the user to specify them. (Ideally allow the user to supply a template of the column types so you don't have to rebuild the format every time)

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