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Creating the .xls and .xlsx

Kanwardeep Singh

Joined: Dec 06, 2012
Posts: 10
Does anyone know if there is any jar by support of which we can write code supporting creation of both formats .xls and .xlsx (APache jar...POI i know)?
any other?
Implementation would be a better solution.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42358
Yup, POI is the way to go. If you use the classes in the org.apache.poi.ss.* packages (and NOT the ones in org.apache.poi.hssf or org.apache.poi.xssf) then you can work with both file formats. http://poi.apache.org/spreadsheet/quick-guide.html will get you going (just remember to use the proper package!).

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I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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