Re: Read OpenXML Excel file in OpenOffice.org?
On 5/22/07, Greg Folkert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 12:39 -0700, Dusty Wilson wrote:
> I have data that was exported from MySQL Query Browser to what appears
> to be an OpenXML-formatted Excel document. I can't seem to get
> OpenOffice.org to open it. Do you guys know how to go about opening
> this document?
> I'm sure I could have MySQL Query Browser export in a different
> format, but I have a few other documents that appear to be in the same
> format that I'd also like to open.
What version of MySQL? Are you querying a MySQL DB? I doubt it is
OpenXML, unless you are getting it from some kind of a Microsoft
$ mysql-query-browser --version
Gnome mysql-query-browser 1.2.5beta
If it is truly OOXML then you get to open it with a Microsoft Product.
The first few lines of the file look like this:
$ head boxtypes.xls
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
I don't know my MS file formats, but it's XML and isn't binary, so
that lead me to believe it was OpenXML, though I may be wrong, of
course. Neither OOo or Gnumeric are willing to open it.
$ openoffice --version
This is OpenOffice.org built with ooo-build-220.127.116.11
$ gnumeric --version
gnumeric version '1.6.3'
datadir := '/usr/share/gnumeric/1.6.3'
libdir := '/usr/lib/gnumeric/1.6.3'