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Re^4: Spreadsheet:Parse Excel problem

by bmann (Priest)
on Apr 14, 2008 at 23:37 UTC ( #680397=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Spreadsheet:Parse Excel problem
in thread Spreadsheet:Parse Excel problem

I don't think the OP wants Spreadsheet::ParseExcel to fix an oracle error.

I see >19K of the text of a stack trace stored in one cell in his spreadsheet, not a problem with Oracle. It could just as easily be 19280 digits of pi.

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Re^5: Spreadsheet:Parse Excel problem
by svar (Initiate) on Apr 15, 2008 at 06:20 UTC
    bman is right. I do not want to fix an oracle error. As far as I am concerned, someone just stored a blob of characters in an entry of the spreadsheet and this makes it unparseable by the module. It might as well have been the first N digits of pi of the first chapter of a Shakespeare book.

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