[CentOS] excel parser (preferably perl)?

Natxo Asenjo natxo.asenjo at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 16:49:07 EDT 2010


On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 12:13 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm getting tired of converting spreadsheets that someone else updates
> to csv so my perl scripts can push the data into a mysql database.  Is
> there a better way?  I haven't had much luck with
> perl-Spreadsheet-ParseExcel (and find it odd that yum prefers the .32
> version from epel over .57 from rpmforge anyway).  Is the current CPAN
> version better?  Or the equivalent java tools?  Or maybe a scripted
> OpenOffice conversion would be possible.

No idea about the csv from excel, but I have had good experiences with
Text::CSV_XS.

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natxo


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