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Old 08-17-2010
Perl script to extract second column from a xls

Can Anyone tell me how to extract the second column of a xls sheet
And compare the content of each row of the column with a .h file.

xls sheet is having only one spreadsheet.
# 2  
Old 08-17-2010
Try out the Win32::OLE Perl module at CPAN.

Win32::OLE -

Values in the 2nd column would be: $sheet->Cells($row,2)->{Value}

# 3  
Old 08-18-2010
Hello All,

my $Book = $Excel->Workbooks->Open("u:/file_list.xls"); 
my $Book1 = $Excel->Workbooks->Open("u:/output.xls");

my $Sheet = $Book->Worksheets(1);
my $Sheet1 = $Book1->Worksheets(1);

$Book(second column) content looks like this:


$Book1 (first column)content looks like this:


Take the content of each row of second column and compare it with each row of the first column of $Book1:

foreach my $row (1..200)
  my $var = $Sheet->Cells($row,2)->{'Value'};

sub findl{
  my ($exp)= @_;   # $exp = expression to find
  my $val;
  my $line;
  my $cnt=0;
    $val = $Excel->Cells($cnt,$1)->{'Value'};
    if ((defined $val) && (index($val,$exp) != -1)){
      $line =$cnt if (!defined $line);
  return ($line);  

Now i got the line on which


Now i want to cut the content


where my match is done....

It means i want to cut the content after the \main till the end......

Hope you got my question

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