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Excel file manipulation

Kums Vijayan
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Joined: Jan 25, 2010
Posts: 11
How to read and write from a excel file?
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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See http://faq.javaranch.com/java/AccessingFileFormats for multiple solutions; Apache POI and jExcelApi being the most prominent.


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Kums Vijayan
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 25, 2010
Posts: 11
Thanks for the information...I tried using ODBC.But i encountered a error.

>java ExcelReader

java.sql.SQLException: [Microsoft][ODBC Excel Driver] Too few parameters. Expect
ed 3.
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Using ODBC with Excel has numerous problems; try one of the other options.

If you're set on using ODBC, however, then you'll need to show us the code that causes the exception, along with any runtime parameter values you may be using.
Kums Vijayan
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 25, 2010
Posts: 11
This is the code
book is the name of the Excel Driver configured in Data sources present under administrative tools in control panel

import java.sql.Connection;
import java.sql.Statement;
import java.sql.ResultSet;
import java.sql.DriverManager;
public class ExcelReader
{
public static void main( String [] args )
{
Connection c = null;
Statement stmnt = null;
try
{
Class.forName( "sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver" );
c = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:odbc:book",null,null);
stmnt = c.createStatement();
String query = "select URL from [Sheet1$] where Month='March' and Year=2000;";
ResultSet rs = stmnt.executeQuery( query );

System.out.println( "Found the following URLs for March 2000:" );
while( rs.next() )
{
System.out.println( rs.getString( "URL" ) );
}
}
catch( SQLException e )
{
System.err.println( e );
}
finally
{
try
{
stmnt.close();
c.close();
}
catch( Exception e )
{
System.err.println( e );
}
}
}
}
Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 38873
    
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Please go back to your post an edit it to add Code tags, so it will be easier to read.
Not a "beginning" topic: moving thread.
Kums Vijayan
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 25, 2010
Posts: 11
 
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