NYCPHP Meetup

[nycphp-talk] PHP and MS Excel

Daniel Convissor danielc at analysisandsolutions.com
Mon Jun 26 14:30:13 EDT 2006


Hey Max:

Yeah, the PEAR Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer package works, for the most part.
But it exports version 5 of the Excel format, so you're limited to 255 
characters in any one cell.  Joy.

My company has hit this limit and I'm in the middle of rewriting the 
package.  As a temporary stopgap measure, we're exporting the data to the 
XML format used by the Perl/CPAN FromXML package that then converts it to 
Excel.

These new PHP packages we made should eventually be released, but don't 
expect that in the immediate future.

--Dan

-- 
 T H E   A N A L Y S I S   A N D   S O L U T I O N S   C O M P A N Y
            data intensive web and database programming
                http://www.AnalysisAndSolutions.com/
 4015 7th Ave #4, Brooklyn NY 11232  v: 718-854-0335 f: 718-854-0409



More information about the talk mailing list