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Exporting ResultSet data to MS Excel
Joined: Jan 11, 2008
Jan 11, 2008 11:45:00
I want to write a List into an
file. The List is essentially retrieved from a MySQL DB. Is there a code that can be used to achieve this? Please help...
Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Jan 11, 2008 15:35:00
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Sorry that nobody has replied earlier. Don't know about direct input to Excel, but it is quite easy to change the output to comma separated format; Excel opens csv files by default.
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Jan 11, 2008 17:39:00
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If you just need a file that opens in Excel, I second the CSV format. If you need to have Excel formatting, you can use an Excel library. The open source
is a good one.
You still have to loop through the result set and output the results in CSV/HSSF. You could do generically in one place for your app though.
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