Cannot Open TSV Files Exported From MAP


If you cannot open a TSV file that was created in MAP, you may need to associate the file to Microsoft Excel.


You exported MAP data as a TSV file, but cannot open the file in Microsoft Excel. Possible causes include:

  • Data is exported out of MAP but has no software to open the file.
  • TSV file is not associated to Microsoft Excel.


Follow these steps to associate the TSV file extension to Microsoft Excel:

  1. Righ-click the document with the TSV extension file type exported from MAP.
  2. Select Open With and click Choose another app.
  3. A "How do you want to open this file?" pop-up window will appear.
  4. Click the Always use this app to open .tsv files checkbox.
  5. Click More apps.
  6. If Excel 2016 is not available in the list of apps, click Look for another app on this PC.
  7. An Open with... dialogue box will open.
  8. Search for excel.exe in C:\Program Files (X86).
  9. Select EXCEL and click Open. The TSV file should open in Microsoft Excel.

If you still need help associating the MAP exported TSV file to Microsoft Excel, click here to submit a request for help.


Article ID: 6994
Fri 6/19/15 9:51 AM
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