Export to Excel

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue Dec 13 19:49:24 CST 2005


Bill Vlahos wrote:
> I have a table in an appliation which I want to export to Excel. I  can 
> fake it out by simply saving it as a text file with the .xls  extension 
> and when the user double-clicks it, Excel will open it up.
> 
> That will fake it out but won't do any fancy Excel things like set up  
> tabbed categories, etc.
> 
> Is there a better way to do this export?

The latest Office suite uses XML as the native file format.  Not sure 
how open and available it is, but it should ideally be writable since 
it's ultimately ASCII now....

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