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Read an Excel file

Arun kartik Rajendran

Joined: Feb 28, 2013
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How to read an .xls file using java on column basis
Jeff Verdegan

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As far as I know, Apache POI is still the defacto standard library for that sort of thing.

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James X Peterson
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Hi Arun kartik Rajendran,

Following link will help you.

Ulf Dittmer

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James Peterson wrote:

It's not good practice to write POI code using the HSSF API at this point. The SS API encapsulates both HSSF and XSSF, and thus can handle both XLS and XLSX files - which is generally what you'd want to do.

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Arun kartik Rajendran

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Thanks... I got it
I agree. Here's the link:
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