[erlang-questions] Can erlang read xlsx?

Drew Varner <>
Fri Oct 18 00:16:15 CEST 2013


Another option is Apache POI's HSSF and XSSF projects. They read .xls and .xlxs. You can interface via Erlang's JInterface.

Cheers,
Drew

> On Oct 17, 2013, at 5:19 PM, Ignas Vyšniauskas <> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Agree with Max Bourinov's points, Erlang is maybe not a great use for this.
> 
> I've used openpyxl for xlsx editing previously mildly successfully.
> 
> Although in theory xlsx is supposed to be just zipped XML, so if you
> only need to do a single simple thing you can try to implement it.
> 
> --
> Ignas
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