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Re: Win32::OLE Open xls from http location

by radiantmatrix (Parson)
on Dec 04, 2008 at 19:18 UTC ( #728070=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Win32::OLE Open xls from http location

There are a couple of things to consider. Firstly, Sharepoint could be blocking the request for some reason. Have you tried poking it with something other than a browser (say, LWP)? It could be authentication issues, SharePoint configuration issues, you name it.

Second, it's possible something else does have that file open and lock: perhaps another copy of Excel, or a previewer of some kind.

Third, depending on your aims, you may want to consider pulling a copy of the data to your local machine before operating on it.

Ultimately, I don't think this is a Perl question so much as a general problem you're having.

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