Exporting data to CSV with French characters in ASP.Net

For the longest time, I’ve used a nifty little export routine that takes any DataTable and pushes it to the browser as a CSV file.  This makes it extremely easy to incorporate an Export to Excel feature into any custom report. An international client recently requested support for French accent characters.  This was new to me, I didn’t even realize it wasn’t working.   I try to stick with knowing one language at a time Apparently the necessary encoding is implemented in the web page by default.  That’s why it looks ok in the browser.&#...

Sep 12, 2012 READ MORE