Re: Re: XPath Against OpenXML and OpenOffice Spreadsh
To simplify things, you could 'Save As' XHTML and go from there. On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 09:47 -0500, Ronnie Royston wrote: > I would be delighted to see a working example. Can someone please > post a stylsheet that gets the value of cell A1 from Excel 2007 file > named "Book1.xlsx" and assign it to <xsl:variable name="excel-value" > as="xs:string*"/>? > > This simple task is beyond my (and Google's) reach. > > Ken Getz wrote a mind numbing 13 page article titled "Office Open XML > Formats: Retrieving Excel 2007 Cell Values" > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb332058.aspx > > The article opens up with an inspirational introduction, "Imagine that > you need to retrieve information about a specific cell within an Excel > workbook or set of workbooks. The ability to perform this operation > without requiring you to load Excel 2007 and then load the workbooks, > one after another, can be an incredible time saver, and the Office > Open XML File Formats make this task possible. Working with the Office > Open XML File Formats requires knowledge of the way Excel stores its > content, the System.IO.Packaging API, and XML programming." > > Then the "Code It" section follows, the rubber hits the road, and I > experience a blow out. (note the Oxford Comma) > > - Ronnie
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