CSV export issue

Robby Stephenson robby at periapsis.org
Sun Oct 11 20:03:57 BST 2020

Hi Jared,

On Sat, Sep 19, 2020 at 10:39 PM Jared <list-tellico at legroom.net> wrote:

> On 9/19/20 7:59 PM, Robby Stephenson wrote:
> I'll check into this to figure out what's going on. For a paragraph field
> with embedded line breaks, I'll have to muse on the best behavior - how
> should Tellico handle that? Remove the line breaks?
> I would think just encoding the linebreaks would be the best approach.
> Even what it does today, using <br/><br/> to represent the new lines, works
> perfectly fine - anything intelligent enough to parse HTML can insert those
> line breaks when read, but the data itself remains on a single line in the
> CSV.
> The problem seems to be that that approach is not consistently applied,
> for whatever reason.  The vast majority of my items export correctly, but
> for whatever reason Tellico seems to render the <br/>'s as actual newlines
> on a handful of them.  I can't find a pattern that might explain it.
> If it'd be helpful for troubleshooting, I can share a copy of my
> collection so you can easily replicate.

So far, I haven't been able to reproduce the inconsistency that you
mention. Could you send me the collection file privately? Thanks

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