You did not post enough details to spot the problem.

More in general, you cannot use Spreadsheet::ParseExcel to parse xlsx, for which you need Spreadsheet::ParseXLSX, which has the same API as Spreadsheet::ParseExcel.

Did you consider using Spreadsheet::Read? It can decide itself which underlying parser to use and offers a unified interface to a variety of spreadsheet formats.

Spreadsheet::Read offers xlscat with options, so you can only show certain sheets, columns, and/or rows and xlsgrep to find patters in spreadsheets.


Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

In reply to Re: Spreadsheet::ParseXLSX or Spreadsheet::ParseExcel doesn't work with .xlsx by Tux
in thread Spreadsheet::ParseXLSX or Spreadsheet::ParseExcel doesn't work with .xlsx by Anonymous Monk

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