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A comma-separated values or character-separated values (CSV) file is a simple text format for a database table. Each record in the table is one line of the text file. Each field value of a record is separated from the next by a character (typically a comma but some European countries use a semi-colon as a value separator instead of a comma). Implementations of CSV can often handle field values with embedded line breaks or separator characters by using quotation marks or escape sequences. CSV is a simple file format that is widely supported, so it is often used to move tabular data between different computer programs that support the format. For example, a CSV file might be used to transfer information from a database program to a spreadsheet. Example of a USA/UK CSV file (where the decimal separator is a period/full stop and the value separator is a comma):

......................................................... Year,Make,Model,Length 1997,Ford,E350,2.34 2000,Mercury,Cougar,2.38 .........................................................