In Business Assurance, with 1000's of licences and CIOs looking for cutting
costs down, I can assure you that I know some people that do not have
Excel, and of course Excel is not installed on all +300 servers.



2018-04-16 20:33 GMT+02:00 Stephen Russell <srussell...@gmail.com>:

> In busienss consulting, I cannot remember ANYONE that didn't have excel
> installed.  It is a no brainer expecting it in that this is a desktop
> environment and not a server based web farm.
>
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 11:50 AM, Fernando D. Bozzo <fdbo...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > The adventage of Vilhelm's method is that he manipulates the XLSX file
> > without Excel (at least for reading, didn't test with writing)
> >
> > Not needing Excel is really a Plus, because you need an Excel license in
> > each machine that you need to use it, even if you only need an unattended
> > server for automated conversion tasks.
> >
> >
> >
> > 2018-04-16 18:46 GMT+02:00 Stephen Russell <srussell...@gmail.com>:
> >
> > > Or learn how to manipulate Excel as a com object and have Excel bring
> in
> > > the data for you into the modern sheet format.
> > >
> > > A for loop within a for loop to get rows and columns.
> > >
> > > On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 11:32 AM, Peter Cushing <
> > > pcush...@whisperingsmith.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On 16/04/2018 17:17, Desmond Lloyd wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Good Morning,
> > > >>
> > > >> Need to be able to copy the contents of a cursor to an Excel file,
> > but
> > > it
> > > >> needs to be in the xlsx.
> > > >>
> > > >> Am a newbie to Excel Automation and have read that you can saveas,
> > and
> > > it
> > > >> will save in the latest format.  Well mine doesn't.
> oworkbook.version
> > > >> shows 16. (we are running Office 365)
> > > >>
> > > >> Tried the SweetPotato method but it errors out.   Not sure why.
> > > >>
> > > >> Would someone be kind enough to point me in the right direction,
> with
> > > >> some
> > > >> possible examples...
> > > >>
> > > >> You can copy the contents of the cursor out to .xls only using the
> > > > standard COPY TO ... TYPE XL5
> > > > Then you can use automation to create an .XLSX file.   I'm using
> office
> > > > 365 but I am on version 15 so slightly older so you should be able to
> > > > create an .XLSX file with your version.
> > > >
> > > > #include include\excel.h
> > > > TRUE=.T.
> > > > FALSE=.F.
> > > > oExcel = CREATEOBJECT('excel.application')
> > > > oExcel.Workbooks.Open(myfile)
> > > > cOutfile2 = 'myfilev2.xlsx'
> > > > objexcel.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs(cOutfile2, xlOpenXMLWorkbook)
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > In excel.h xlOpenXMLWorkbook is 51
> > > >
> > > > HTH,
> > > >
> > > > Peter
> > > >
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