Comma Separated Value text (spreadsheet) messages
The user will not usually prepare the csv file using the text
panel. CSV files are created using a spreadsheet program such as
Excel, Gnumeric or Open Office Calc. The spreadsheet values are
then exported to the CSV file. Please note that CSV files do not
contain spreadsheet links, spreadsheet formulas, or multiple
sheets. They can be used only for transferring a single
spreadsheet with the computed values.
The data panel is populated by one of three ways.
When you import the csv file the program will parse the csv file name to create the c2s file name.
Pressing the Import CSV button
Right clicking on the panel and selecting "Insert file"
Dragging a CSV file from the desktop or a file manager window and dropping on the data panel
You can export a csv file so that is can be opened using your
spreadsheet program. Left click on the "Export CSV" to perform
You can export and open the csv file with your
spreadsheet program by pressing the "Edit CSV" button.
Your file manager must open csv files with the spreadsheet program by
default for this action to work.
You can open a read-only view of the data fields by pressing the "View CSV" button:
Viewing the content and printing can be accomplished using the menu
item "File | View | Html delivery". A partial view of the html document for the above data: