This script reads an excel worksheet using OLE. A worksheet can be read entirely, or in a range, selected by position and size.
It works only in Windows.
load the excel script, this populates locale cexcel.
call verbs in locale cexcel, e.g.
load 'tables/excel' open_cexcel_ filename
open filename open excel file readwss '' read worksheet names readsheet '' read the first sheet readsheet 'Sales' read the named sheet readsheet 'Sales';range read range from sheet close '' close excel
A range is 2 or 4 numbers, xyhw:
x row position (0 = top row) y col position (0 = leftmost column) h number of rows w number of columns
if range not given, the result is the data available.
If hw is not given or are _, the result is limited to the data available, e.g.
2 5 read all starting from position 2,5 0 5 _1 1 read all of column 5 0 5 _1 3 read columns 5 6 7
The addon has a test script and spreadsheet. Try:
See also Bill Lam's tara package.
Script developed by Anssi Seppälä and Chris Burke.