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urgent - import xls into mysql database

Posted on 2004-09-02
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Hi,

I want to upload an xls document and have php itterate through the rows and insert the data into a mySQL database.  can i get some help/examples/reference links?

thanks - Trevor
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I think this is exactly what you need (but it costs $67):
http://www.paggard.com/projects/xls.reader

Here is a free solution:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpexcelreader/

An easy approach to this problem would be to export the spreadsheet as a CSV file and then use PHP to parse that and load it into the db.
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thanks, i'll try to get this working
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I just answered a similar question:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Databases/Mysql/Q_21117228.html

Regards,
//madwax
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