Excel into postgresql


I've been using Access for the past 4 years and now trying to learn postgresql. So please bear with me, I'm a total newbie in this.

I knew there are couples of application (mostly commercial, like navcat) to import excel into postgresql. How complicated is it to code it with php? And are there any open source utility to export data from postgresql to Excel?

Thank you so much!
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You can do that with ACCESS too.
Or export excel into CSV.
Make sture you rethink data structures well. Access optimizer-advisor is a bit of help.
earth man2Commented:
Install the postgresql ODBC driver and export your data from  excel using the ODBC data source.

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powderpuffAuthor Commented:
I tried that, I can see the linked tables and fiields but when tried to open table or run query, I got a odbc call failed. Permission denied. Any ideas why?
earth man2Commented:
The postgresql user specified in the ODBC connection must be given appropriate access to the tables

ie psql your_database

your_database=# grant select on your_table to odbc_user_account_name;
your_database=# grant insert on your_table to odbc_user_account_name;
your_database=# grant update on your_table to odbc_user_account_name;
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