[Chicago-talk] Interfacing to Excel

Michael Potter michael at potter.name
Fri Apr 10 20:26:38 PDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 9:29 PM, Elliot Shank <chicago.pm at galumph.com> wrote:
> Michael Potter wrote:
>> Can any one point me to an article on the current state of accessing
>> excel spreadsheets using Perl?
> I've been using Win32::OLE, which includes basic examples to get you going.
>  It works well.  (This is on WinXP and Excel '07.)  You'll need to read the
> Excel programmer's documentation as well.
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Looks like Win32::OLE will handle the tricky part: the recalculation.

Does anyone have an opinion on how well Win32::OLE is supported under
active state's Perl distro?

Michael Potter

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