Hi, I tried using your formatter class but I do not see any difference in my garbled output. However, if I print the data inside the overriding TextFmt function, it looks correct. I read the data as in the following:

my $formatter = My::Excel::FmtUTF8->new(); my $parser = Spreadsheet::ParseExcel->new(); my $excel = $parser->Parse($file, $formatter); my $sheet = $excel->{Worksheet}->[0]; ... my $cell = $sheet->{Cells}[$row][$col]; my $cellVal = $cell->{Val};

Does that look correct? Why does my $cellVal end up different than $decoded in TextFmt()?

Is there any other (easy/perl) way to read Excel files that have Unicode data? It is confusing to me that I can write Unicode data to an excel file using WriteExcel, but I cannot read it.

Regards,
ITFinanceGuy


In reply to Re^2: What to do when converting Excel-supplied data to Unicode by ITFinanceGuy
in thread What to do when converting Excel-supplied data to Unicode by davis

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