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Does POI require any office component on Server ?

Jigar Naik
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Joined: Dec 12, 2006
Posts: 757
Hi,

I have application which uses apache poi 3.6 version to read an excel file. Just had a query if poi require any of the office component on server.

Currently i have tested the build on development machine which is windows and which already has Microsoft Office. I need to make sure that same thing works on unix platform without office component. As i don't have unix server i am not able to test it.

Can anybody tell me about it.

Thanks !!


Jigar Naik


Lester Burnham
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Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 1337
No, POI is independent of any other software.
Jigar Naik
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Joined: Dec 12, 2006
Posts: 757
ok. thanks a lot.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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