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Anonymous
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Format columns when exporting sharepoint data to csv

Hi, I'm able to export sharepoint data to a csv using flow but a column which has numbers exceeding 10 digits shows the "general" format in the export which isn't user friendly. But if I export directly from sharepoint data shows correctly.

The column is set as a single line of text in sharepoint

Excel export directly from sharepoint

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Csv export from Powerapp using Power automate

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Flow in Power automate

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @Anonymous ,

The words Format and CSV are mutually exclusive (you cannot format a CSV - it is plain text). How Excel opens the file is really in the hands of Excel.

 

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