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Assuming you already have an Excel spreadsheet, use Spreadsheet::ParseExcel::Simple to read your spreadsheet row by row. Then check the value of the 'C' column in that row and if it meets your criterium, get the value of the other columns you need.

Spreadsheet::WriteExcel has an autofilter method, but it does NOT filter your data. It just sets up the autofilter function in the spreadsheet, so that when you next open the spreadsheet in Excel the autofilter is already installed for your use.

Note also that you cannot "edit" an existing spreadsheet with Spreadsheet::WriteExcel: it is strictly "write only"!

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In reply to Re: Filtering an excel. by CountZero
in thread Filtering an excel. by Thomas Kennll

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