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Re: Read OpenXML Excel file in OpenOffice.org?



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On 05/22/07 19:12, Dusty Wilson wrote:
> On 5/22/07, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
>> On 05/22/07 17:58, Dusty Wilson wrote:
>> [snip]
>> > 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.
>>
>> If it's in a relatively simple format, you could parse it yourself.
> 
> True, but I really would love to be able to simply open it, edit it,
> and pass it on.
> 
> What I did to "solve" it was to send it to someone that had Microsoft
> Excel who then converted the file to the binary Excel file format that
> I then could open with Gnumeric.
> 
> Basically, I was hoping someone had a magical solution (like
> installing another package, ticking a configuration option, or
> something) so I wouldn't have to rely on someone that had Excel (nor
> parsing it myself).
> 
> Is there a file format converter or something?

Novel has such a product.  Maybe alien can convert the RPM to deb
format.

http://download.novell.com/SummaryFree.jsp?buildid=ESrjfdE4U58~

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!

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