It would be. However, we had to present the data that we presented in an
HTML table
in an instant in Excel and this was the easiest way to make sure that the
did not have to perform any action in Excel to view the data (so no
imports/formatting necessary).

Apart from that, the whole thing was meant as an extra feature in an HTML
reporting system.

But I agree: this is totally off topic for this list.

$ -----Original Message-----
$ From: Nicola Ken Barozzi [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
$ Sent: maandag 4 maart 2002 18:47
$ Subject: Re: : XML -> MS Word??
$ From: "Carlos Araya" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
$ > Michiel:
$ >
$ > Wouldn't it be easier to translate the xml to a CSV (comma separated
$ value)
$ > file, import that into Excel and then finish up the 
$ formating? I wouldn't
$ > even bother trying the MS_HTML option
$ See .
$ Pure java classes that write to Office formats.
$ Excel reader-writer is tried and tested.
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