[CentOS] excel parser (preferably perl)?

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 18:12:57 EDT 2010


On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 16:46 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:

> I just went as far as seeing it wouldn't take .xlsx (2007+ default 
> format).   It does look like the rpmforge .57 version will accept the 
> .xls format file, although I think it seems slower than loading excel 
> and doing a 'save as' to get the csv.  For numbers, cell->unformatted() 
> would give a real number instead of having to yank the commas out of the 
> csv or $cell->value() versions, but dates don't look like what sql wants 
> either way.
> 
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Looks very promising for at least reading.  Is interesting to me also
because I have many excel files.
http://pypi.python.org/pypi/xlrd

John




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