If you have your own file, or have downloaded one of our Open Data files that has double-byte characters, use the following table when opening it so the double-byte characters are correctly handled.
|Original File Format||Open using: GOOGLE SHEETS||Open using: EXCEL|
|Excel||Opens correctly||Opens correctly (providing it was saved in the proper format). If you download an open data set from Openprise in Excel format, it is saved correctly.|
|CSV||Opens correctly||To open the file in Excel, you have to instruct Excel to open with UTF-8 format:
When saving, instruct Excel to save with UTF-8 format: