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Item7466: New csv encode type for ENCODE variable

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Engine   Enhancement Closed   patch 6.0.1

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For apps that do CSV export it is necessary to escape fields properly. Specifically, single and double quotes need to be repeated to escape them.


  • Form field value:
    Field with 'quoted' and "double quoted" text
  • Escaped CSV value:
    Field with ''quoted'' and '"double quoted"" text

This can be used as follows:

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2014-03-22

This minor enhancement is now in SVN trunk and 6.0 branch.

-- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny - 2014-03-24

Summary New csv encode type for ENCODE variable
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
Codebase ~twiki4, 6.0.0
SVN Range TWiki-6.0.1-trunk, Sun, 16 Mar 2014, build 27153
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Enhancement
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:27164 TWikirev:27165 TWikirev:27166 TWikirev:27167 TWikirev:27168 TWikirev:27169 TWikirev:27170 TWikirev:27171
TargetRelease patch
ReleasedIn 6.0.1
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Topic revision: r12 - 2014-10-06 - PeterThoeny
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