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Manipulate an Excel spredsheet (csv) file with C#

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Hello Experts,

I have a CSV file that needs to be altered programatically. I would like to delete several rows and change the names of a couple of cells.

Does anyone know how to do this using C#?

Thanks!
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good tutorial here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306683

Basically you first create a macro in excel that do the job and then call it from C#
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Hi,

I have found a simple csv parser here. Take a look, maybe it will help you: http://knab.ws/blog/index.php?/archives/3-CSV-file-parser-and-writer-in-C-Part-1.html
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There's also 3rd party tools which can do this quite easily.
http://www.componentone.com/SuperProducts/ExcelNET/ 
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I went about this a different way but thease are all valid solutions for my question...

thanks
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