Why do my exported .csv files have funny characters?

I just exported my entire list! Why does it look so different?

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This has to do with how excel processes the information when you export the .csv file as UTF-8. Follow the steps below to have the special characters show correctly:

1. Save the exported file as a .csv

2. Open Excel

3. Import the data using Data > Import External Data > Import Data

4. Select the file type of ‘csv’ and browse to your file

5. In the import wizard change the File_Origin to "65001 UTF" (or choose correct language character identifier)

6. Change the Delimiter to comma

7. Select where to import to and Finish
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Asked: 2015-08-27 09:34:59 -0700

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