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Jexcel - Detecting Macros Within Excel Files

Posted on 2009-07-02
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I was wondering if anyone knew of a method within Jexcel that could detect macros.  I know of the allowMacros() method, but I don't want potentially harmful/malicious code to be in there period.  I would much rather just detect if there are macros on the page and then route the user to an error page if true.
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Michal-Drozd earned 500 total points
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Hi,
I have solution for you. There is method of WorkbookParser class called containsMacros()

here is java doc:
http://www.docjar.com/docs/api/jxl/read/biff/WorkbookParser.html

use it and you can detect macros in workbook
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Thanks for finding it.  I'll have to check tues. to see if we have this.
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