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excel and win32 ole

by sumit07 (Novice)
on Sep 08, 2012 at 08:49 UTC ( #992449=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
sumit07 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

hello perl monks when i try to save a excel file after adding its custom documents it shows a promt dialig asking if i want to save it or not. but i want to save the file silently in the background. can you help me i try this
my $Book = $Excel->Workbooks->Open('Book1.xls') $Book->{Saved}=0; $Book->Close(); $Excel->Quit();

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Re: excel and win32 ole
by Corion (Pope) on Sep 08, 2012 at 09:06 UTC
Re: excel and win32 ole
by rpnoble419 (Pilgrim) on Sep 08, 2012 at 18:21 UTC
    You should look at Excel::Writer::XLSX. I use it for all of my Excel writing needs. Unless you need Excel to process information in a formula as part of your work, this is a much better method...
Re: excel and win32 ole
by philiprbrenan (Monk) on Sep 08, 2012 at 14:35 UTC

    Is it possible to do "save as"?

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[marinersk]: Poking around I find references to the XP Nodelet but something's not clicking. It shows up when I have votes; it shows up when my XP changes; but I can't see how to make it show up all the time. Am I missing something obvious here?

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