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how to read a CSV file ?

laxman kadhir

Joined: Jun 14, 2006
Posts: 5
Hi all,

I hav a requirement like converting an excel file into a CSV file and then hav to read their contents ...

Previously i worked on parsing XML file using SAX parser ...but this one really sounds new to me...

Need suggestions and tip from u all...

thanks in advance ...
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42958
Handling CSV involves dealing with a number of special cases, which makes it a bit harder than it would at first appear. The easiest way may be to use an existing library, lik ethe Ostermiller Utils, which are linked on the AccessingFileFormats wiki page.
Have you checked out Aspose?
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