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   Re: [xml-dev] Excel sheet

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checkout cpan - there are perl utilities for all this stuff

Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:

> Did that in reverse for a Foxpro data base to Excel spreadsheet.  Used 
> HTML tables.  Worked great.
> len
>     *From:* Michael Champion [mailto:michael.champion@hotmail.com]
>     An API in what library? I suppose one could write
>     a custom XmlReader (the Microsoft pull-model XML API) that would
>     process an Excel binary and could be plugged into a DOM builder to
>     get representation of the spreadsheet as  if it were XML.  I've
>     never heard of such a thing, and anyway the Right Thing is to move
>     Excel's native format to XML by default (which will happen in the
>     next release, in case the original poster wasn't aware of that).
>     For the time being easiest thing to do would be to load the
>     spreadsheet into Excel (or OO.o, or Corel, or whatever other
>     products support both Excel binary format and XML) and save it as
>     XML. 
> !DSPAM:43d168e4310031804284693! 

fn:Rick  Marshall
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