What Is a CSV (Comma Seperated Value) File and How Do I Create One?

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The comma-separated values (CSV) file format is used to store tabular data in which numbers and text are stored in plain textual form that can be read in a text editor. Lines in the text file represent rows of a table, and commas in a line separate what are fields in the tables row. See an example below:


You can use Excel to save your address list in a csv format. Just choose the csv format when you Save As in Excel.

  • Format it correct: Download (Excel or CSV) template & format your address correctly as shown below:

  • Name it mailing.xls. Save the file in Excel (preferred) or CSV file format.
  • Upload this address file along with your artwork after you place the order