I want to import my Excel file into MySQL database using Java. I have used Apache POI for this reason. I have one Column named "Mobile Number" that contains 10 digit numeric values (e.g. 9876543210 ). now when i read this value from excel file it gives me like "9.876543210E9".
My code is like this :
In above code. I am checking for the cell value type. for that Mobile number column it gives me type "Numeric Cell Value", so I have to use cell.getNumericCellValue() .
Can anyone please tell me what i should make change to get that numeric values as string.?
You could change the type of that column to string/text in the original Excel spreadsheet. I'm actually surprised that you're seeing the value displayed correctly in Excel if the cell type is numeric; I'd have expected it to use the scientific number format as well.
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I'm having the same problem. Have tried formatting the column in the spreadsheet as Text but it makes no difference, calling row.getCell(col1).toString() returns a representation of the number contained by the cell in scientific format regardless.