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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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Re: But if you were regularly importing CSV ...

"But if you were regularly importing CSV into a spreadsheet, wouldn't you write a macro that set the column types first, then imported it ?"

No, I would continue to expect the spreadsheet to treat my data as data and not pre-mangle it into corrupted data. If some of the data required cell formatting I would do that, as and when I wanted.

Bloody stupid marketing departments !!!!!!!!!

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