Re: HOWTO create in UNIX a *.xlsx (M$ Excel) with data from Oracle (not CSV!)

From: Nigel Thomas <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 18:41:11 +0100
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> Is it possible to make a native Excel sheet from UNIX? We need basic
> formatting of the resulting sheet.
> For example the field act_msg is a VARCHAR2 with 4000 Byte. In CSV
> this is a mess...
> as well as Perl, you can also use the Apache POI libraries, which give a
Java interface (works fine on any platform). See *Apache POI* - the *Java*API for Microsoft Documents.<>I'm using it at the moment, both for reading and writing Excel spreadsheets (xls and xlsx both supported).

HTH Regards Nigel

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