Accessing Excel sheets

Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 patrick at
Fri Jun 18 20:14:02 UTC 2004

On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 08:00:39PM +0100, Guenther Schmidt wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to develop an application that needs to access MS Excel spreadsheets.
> I am very new to Smalltalk - Squeak and Morphic but I nevertheless think 
> that I'll manage to write that app in Squeak, the biggest obstacle right 
> know is accessing those spreadsheets, no clue sofar.
> Any tip would be truly appreciated,

There is Perl code to access and create Excel sheets:


There is also a WriteExcel module (by a different author, go figure).

You could use those as references and samples of working code.  I am
sure that a version in Smalltalk would be much cleaner than Perl :-)


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