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reading from excel files

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Joined: Apr 01, 2005
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I have a excel file with a predefined name, location and column names. Now can I read the data from this excel file into my Java program. I just know the column name and I need to read all the rows of data. Number of rows will vary dynamically.

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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There are a couple of libraries for accesing Excel files in Java. Check out the AccessingFileFormats page.
[ September 21, 2005: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]

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Thanks Ulf. It is really helpful.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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