CSV Import error

Christophe Démaret christophe at demaret.eu
Fri Jun 20 06:44:27 PDT 2014

2014-06-20 15:36 GMT+02:00 Willem Ferguson <willemferguson at zoology.up.ac.za>
> One of the problems is that you are not using a UTF8 character set. Some
> of your French characters, e.g. the é  in Prefét does not translate and the
> parser gives an error message:
> Carnet2.csv:4: parser error : Input is not proper UTF-8, indicate encoding
> !
> Bytes: 0xE9 0x66 0x65 0x74
> 3    2007-11-13    La Pierre du Pr�fet    40    19
>                                   ^
> Maybe that will solve your problem
> Kind regards,
> willemf

And UTF8 it was. it works now.
I should have thought of that, sorry.

Can I suggest a quick addendum to the manual then? Even though UTF8 is a
good practice, a valid ISO8859-1 file can be expected to wrork.

Thanks again !

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