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[nycphp-talk] PHP and MS Excel

Dan Cech dcech at phpwerx.net
Mon Jun 26 14:20:28 EDT 2006


Jack Scott wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-06-26 at 12:05 -0500, max at neuropunks.org wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>> Has anyone ever used/using something they like to deal with reading and writing MS Excel files?
>> Not CSV, but the actual XLS, specifically things like formatting, multiple sheets, etc?
>> Something like a good xls class, like the one for PDF.
>> I found something on phpclasses, but would like to get some opnions and suggestions...
>>
>> Thank you!
>>
>> max
> 
> http://pear.php.net/package/Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer
> Its beta but works fine, there are also some packages on phpclasses.org

For writing XLS Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer is definitely a good option,
I've used in on several projects with great success.

I haven't tried reading/modifying XLS files from php.

Dan



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