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reading XLS file and storing data in DB

how to read excel file

     
12:55 pm on May 20, 2004 (gmt 0)

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anyone idea how to read Excel file in php?

keep in mind that i would use php on linux platform so no COM solution

thanks

-adnan

1:19 pm on May 20, 2004 (gmt 0)

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does it have to excel? if you need a spreadsheet why not use .csv (comma delimited - which excel can cope with) and treat it as a text document?
3:46 pm on May 20, 2004 (gmt 0)

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if saved as csv you can use fgetcsv [ca.php.net] as well