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From:Paul DuBois Date:March 27 2002 1:25pm
Subject:Re: Excel to MySQL
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At 3:58 -0800 3/27/02, Thomas Edison Jr. wrote:
>How do i import MS Excel Data into MySQL Tables??

One way: save it as a tab-delimited file, then import it
with mysqlimport.

If you don't want to mess around pointing and clicking to save
an Excel file as a tab-delimited file, try using this Perl script:

#! /usr/bin/perl -w
# - read Excel spreadsheet, write tab-delimited,
# linefeed-terminated output to the standard output.

use strict;
use Spreadsheet::ParseExcel::Simple;

@ARGV or die "Usage: $0 excel-file\n";

my $xls = Spreadsheet::ParseExcel::Simple->read ($ARGV[0]);
foreach my $sheet ($xls->sheets ())
     while ($sheet->has_data ())
         my @data = $sheet->next_row ();
         print join ("\t", @data) . "\n";

exit (0);

Run it like this: excel_file.xls > excel_file.txt

Spreadsheet::ParseExcel::Simple requires a few other modules that'll
need to be installed first.

>T. Edison jr.
>Rahul S. Johari (Director)
>Abraxas Technologies Inc.
>Homepage :
>Email : abraxastech@stripped
>Tel : 91-4546512/4522124

Excel to MySQLThomas Edison Jr.27 Mar
  • Re: Excel to MySQLPaul DuBois27 Mar