Activity Forums Salesforce® Discussions How to handle comma within a field while uploading using Salesforce Data Loader?

  • Suraj

    April 19, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    Hi Manpreet,

    In a Data Loader .CSV, if there is a comma in field content, you will have to enclose the contents within double quotation marks: ” “

  • Avnish Yadav

    September 30, 2018 at 3:25 am


    A properly formatted CSV can contain commas in its field values and can be used to import data.


  • Divya

    November 12, 2018 at 10:28 am

    Hi Manpreet,

    To do this, you have to surround each of your data columns with quotes.  So if I wanted to insert an Account with the Name of "Comma, Name" I would use:

    "Name", "Industry"
    "Account, Name", "Electronics"

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