Re: Best way to Extract Data from Oracle into Excel

Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 15:33:46 GMT
Message-ID: <Xns95FF4CEEF1230SunnySD_at_68.6.19.6> (Hank) wrote in

> Hello,
> I'm looking at ways to generate reports based on data in an Oracle
> database. This data will be viewed in Excel.
> I've looked at Oracle Reports and Oracle Discoverer as possible tools,
> but reports created in either of the 2 applications lose their
> formatting upon exporting to Excel.
> Another method is to use VBA and ADO to connect to Oracle and extract
> the data directly into Excel where the reports can then be formatted.
> Does anyone have any ideas/comments regarding the above mentioned
> techniques? What other approaches are there?
> Thanks in advance,
> H

PERL can interoperate with Oracle (& many other DBs) & Excel. Received on Wed Feb 16 2005 - 16:33:46 CET

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