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    Default How can I print white spaces into fields when export a report in csv format


    (I use Pentaho 5.0, Pentaho Report Designer)

    I have a problem, how can I print white spaces for fields null or empty when I export a report in csv format.
    I have many registers like these:


    but, if one of these field is null or empty I need fill with blank spaces to keep the format (spaces) when I open it with a text editor...

    i.e. Phone2 is empty I want something like this: (Note: the underscores "_" mean blank spaces)


    I build a function that check when a field is empty or null and replace it with blank spaces the length of field. However, when export the report in csv format I got this


    Somebody can help me please.
    Last edited by VictorRivero; 04-09-2014 at 03:46 PM.

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