From: Bastien Koert
> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Michael A. Peters <>
>> Paul M Foster wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 10:21:22AM +0100, Peter Ford wrote:
>>>  Matt Graham wrote:
>>>> But why write an Excel spreadsheet - why not save the data in
>>>> more
>>>> portable like CSV that ExCel and read and write to once you are
back at
>>>> base?
>>> CSV doesn't export *formulas*, just the visible numbers.
>> gnumeric handles everything excel that I have ever needed, and is
>> I believe OpenOffice also does very well.
>> That being said, you are more likely to find excel installed than
either of
>> those, excel is the spreadsheet standard at this point, and both
>> products mentioned handle most excel files, so saving as excel should
>> most cases) be plenty portable.
> unless you run into xlsx format office 2007...

>From what I have heard so far, is better at reading and writing
xlsx than Office 2007 SP2 is with ODF. Early reviews suggest that
Microsoft has shot themselves in the foot, again.

But what does this have to do with PHP?

Bob McConnell

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