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Reading an Excel file using Java

Sathish Mandapaka
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Joined: Dec 15, 2005
Posts: 7
Hi people,
I wanted to know if there is any way to read data from an Excel spread sheet by using Java code and doing some function such as sending a mail depending upon the data which is read from the file.
I wish to write an application but am stuck up at how to start it up.PLease do help me in this issue.

Thanks and Regards,
Sathish Mandapaka
Rajasekar Elango
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Joined: Sep 13, 2004
Posts: 105
You could do it using jdbc..



you should create data source for excel driver named readxl before running this program


SCJP 1.4
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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There are libraries that can read Excel files (Jakarta POI and jExcelAPI), and for sending mail you'd use the JavaMail API.

The ODBC route suggested in the previous post only works on Windows.
Srinivasa Raghavan
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Joined: Sep 28, 2004
Posts: 1228
No cross post


Thanks & regards, Srini
MCP, SCJP-1.4, NCFM (Financial Markets), Oracle 9i - SQL ( 1Z0-007 ), ITIL Certified
payal agrawal
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Joined: Oct 11, 2005
Posts: 44
Look at the URL below;

Reading data from Excel documents at runtime
http://www.java-tips.org/content/view/413/29/
 
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