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Exporting to csv changes the Lat & Long to a different format ( from N33 52.305 to 33.87175 ) is there a way to prevent this from happening?
in Support and help by ratspazum (220 points)

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If you load the CVS in a spreadsheat you and convert the coordinate from d.d to d m.m with the formula below. 
It is for libre office and can probliy be modified for other software
The A9 has to be changet to the correct cell and S N changed to W for longitude
=IF(A9<0;"S";"N")&FLOOR(A9;1)&" "&FLOOR(MOD(A9*60;60)*1000;1)/1000
by Target. (Expert) (104k points)
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Tried it in Microsoft Excel but no luck
I dont have excel. Found on the web that , instead of ; shall be used in functions
I think the line below will work
=IF(A9<0,"S","N")&FLOOR(A9,1)&" "&FLOOR(MOD(A9*60,60)*1000,1)/1000
That worked like a charm, thanks
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Decimal degree format is the format that groundspeak and gpx files use. They use this format because it is just a simple number, which is easier to store and process than the degree/decimal minutes format. Groundspeak then converts this to degree/decimal minute format for display on, as does your GPS.

So the short answer is no, it cannot be changed.

The slightly longer answer is that this would actually be a nice option to add to CSV exports. How about it Ganja?
by the Seagnoid (Expert) (44.3k points)
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We have now released a new version of CSV export. It includes more (all?) fields, and also displayes the coordinates in the expected format instead of decimal.
by magma1447 (Admin) (226k points)