Use CSV Files With Excel
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Have you exported some data that you want to use in Microsoft Excel? Simply follow the steps in this article to learn how.

Office 2019 and Office 2021

The steps below are for the Mac version of Excel, but the process is similar on Windows.

Step 1. Open a new or existing Excel worksheet.


Step 2. Click the cell where you want to import the CSV.


Step 3. Click on the Data tab and choose Get Data (or Get External Data) . On Windows, go to Data and then click on the From Text/CSV button.


Step 4. Choose Text/CSV. This step can be skipped on Windows.


Step 5. Click on the Browse button. This step can be skipped on Windows.


Step 6. Choose the CSV file and then click on the Get Data or Import button.​


Step 7. Click on Next to proceed. This step can be skipped on Windows.​


Step 8. Make sure that the Delimeter option is set to Comma. Click on Load.


Step 9. Your data is now imported into the sheet.

Other versions

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