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Subject:Re: importspreadsheet and XLSX
Date:13 Apr 2021 08:39:19 -0400
From:"Thies Grimm" <>


I open via OLE Excel and Copy every column via Clipboard and Textstream into
a textfile named col01, col02, .. 
If I know the tablestructur I Open a Tcursor and a bunch of textstreams and
do the import record by record.
Works fine - independant of the excelfiletype xls or xlsx.
You might just import the columns you want.
But you need excel ... 


"Kevin Zawicki" <> wrote:
>Your best approach might be vladimir excel library.
>I have used it and expanded it a little.
>It can be slower than import and you are basically opening excel and reading
>cell by cell.
>you read first row, then make a table from there, but data types can be
>If you know the layout it is easy, but if you do not, you might be forced
>to make all fields A255 and bring in the data as strings.
>You also have to watch reading in the cell value vs the cell text.
>modridirkac <> wrote:
>>Does anybody have a procedure for importing xlsX files, similar to  
>>Perhaps using vladimir excel library?
>>I would like to import generis xlsx files, not knowing column names (and
>>types) in advance.
>>So that method would create table, columne names and types and import data
>>form excal.
>>Thx, Jure

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