Tag Archive for: Cognos CSV

Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on April 14, 2011, and has been reviewed on October 5, 2020 to reflect Cognos analytics changes.  Exporting Cognos report data in CSV is one of the most frequently used output formats, and it is very common to leverage those CSV files in other applications and tools. For example, for data integration or as data feed in other system. Thus we find that knowing how to address text encoding issue is still a very helpful topic, specifically when transfer CSV file between different operation systems, which default character set and encoding maybe different.  Many populate text editor like Notepadd++, Textpad can switch encoding easily, an alternative method to convert encoding of CSV file outside Cognos. Let’s know what are the solutions or challenges in your unique scenarios. Read more