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What is a CSV file?

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comma-separated values (CSV) file is used for the digital storage of data structured in a table of lists form, where each associated item (member) in a group is in association with others also separated by the commas of its set. Each line in the CSV file corresponds to a row in the table. Within a line, fields are separated by commas, each field belonging to one table column. Since it is a common and simple file format, CSV files are often used for moving tabular data between two different computer programs, for example between a database program and a spreadsheet program.

If you have an excel spreadsheet with the following columns

First NameLast NameEmail Address

When this excel file is saved as a CSV file, if you view it (using Notepad or Text Edit) then the data will look something like this

“James”,”Brown”,” james.brown@company.com “
“Sally”,”Taylor”,” sally.taylor@company.com “