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Ellipses from an imported file create ‘garbage’ characters in TestRail


The export doesn’t seem to like ellipses.

The original data as input via TestRail:

How it appears in the EXCEL export file after opened in Excel:

So I did a search and replaced: … with: …


Hi Hebert,

Thanks for your posting. The export actually does support it but the default File | Open behavior in Excel does not always recognize the UTF-8 (Unicode) encoding of CSV files. You can open the files with the correct encoding as follows:

(see the first answer)

I hope this helps!



Thank you very much. That helps! I appreciate your quick response!


You are welcome, Hebert :slight_smile: