[Gretl-users] CSV and decimal point character

Allin Cottrell cottrell at wfu.edu
Mon Nov 28 10:29:57 EST 2011


On Mon, 28 Nov 2011, Henrique Andrade wrote:

> Just for the sake of clarification: the use of comma as the decimal
> character is "almost a must" when you need to open the .csv file with
> double-clicking in the Brazilian version of MS Office.
>
> I strongly agree with the view that the .csv file should be a text file
> with fields separated by commas and with points as the decimal character.
>
> Allin, I tested the new option and it worked great. Thanks a lot!

Thanks for the conformation. Actually there's some breakage in 
the GUI CSV exporter at present (fallout from the last changes 
I made). I'll put up corrected snapshots later today.

Allin Cottrell


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