Accessing Excel sheets

Jason Rogers at
Tue Jun 22 10:33:03 UTC 2004

On Saturday 19 June 2004 05:44 am, Alexander Lazarevic wrote:
> Hi Günther!
> The chicago project aimed at building a shared library to handle reading
> and writing excel files. If you don't want to write an excel
> importer/exporter in Squeak yourself, you could use the library through
> FFI(3). I don't know how far they've come and what the status of the
> project is, but it might be worth a look(1). Here(2) are also some
> pointers to general info about the excel file formats and
> implementations in various languages.
> Hope this helps,
> 	Alex
> (1)
> (2)
> (3)

Just as something else to consider... Ruby, which is pretty much 
"Perl-meets-Smalltalk", has support for reading and writing Excel files via 
the Win32 API.

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