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RE: Exporting data to an excel spreadsheet
On Tue, 19 Nov 2002, gregory lawson wrote:
> Hello all,
> I thought excel spreadsheets were in a proprietary, binary format. So how
> can the browser simply save the file as *.xls ? Simply making a file
> "filename.xls" make it an excel file ?
Yeah, I dunno what the code above was doing, but it is important that the
mime type be set.
It's proprietary, but hasn't changed that much over last few years so
things like http://jakarta.apache.org/poi are more stable than might be