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Unifier CSV Export Does Not Render Aracbic Text in Microsoft Excel (Doc ID 2933089.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2023

Applies to:

Primavera Unifier Cloud Service - Version 22.9 to 23.2 [Release 22.9 to 23.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When exporting data as  Comma Separated Values (CSV) from Unifier (from UDRs or other sources), fields containing Arabic text show symbols that are not not part of the Arabic alphabet.


CSV exports to show the text correctly when opening in Excel


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Log into Unifier
  2. Export any data that has Arabic characters to CSV
  3. Open the CSV in Excel
  4. Notice that the characters are incorrect and unreadable


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