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How to import or open .csv Insightful reports in Excel and Google Docs

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Written by Uros Maksimovic
Updated over a week ago

Opening or importing CSV files allows users to access Insightful reports in Excel and Google Docs, providing detailed insights into data on employee productivity, attendance and work behavior. This feature makes enables analysis outside of Insightful platform and sharing reports with stakeholders with no access to the application.

In case you customize the column view on your Dashboard, please bear in mind that this will be reflected in the exported CSV, i.e. if you hide one column, the data from that column won't be present in the export.


​CSV (comma separated values) is the common file format for data extracting, transferring and storing. Following is an explanation on how to view or import .csv files in Excel or Google Sheets to get the most out of them and data Insightful is collecting.

Microsoft Excel

1. Open a new Excel document and navigate to the Data tab.

2. Click From Text.

3. Navigate to the CSV file you wish to open and click Import

4. From the newly-opened window, choose Delimited. Then click Next

5. Check the box next to the type of delimiter – in most cases this is either a semicolon or a comma. Then click Next.

6. Click Finish.

Google Sheets

1. Open Google Sheets

2. Choose File β†’ Import

3. Click on Upload β†’ Select a file from your device or drag & drop a file

4. The following window will pop up. Choose Import data

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