When you see these types of results, you know something went awry. Of course your data did not start like that. It can be hard to narrow down the cause or know how to fix it, especially if you've never dealt with it before. And even more, it's just plain anxiety-inducing if you open your file and it looks so.dang.messy. Who wants to waste time troubleshooting that kind of nonsense?
Luckily there are mostly simple solutions to the common issues you'll encounter. We've also covered them in our article on CSV problem-solving
, but we'll review them here. (Hint: most of the issues are a result of opening a CSV in Excel, without going through the import wizard