Open Excel File In PHP

Oct 3, 2007

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Aug 30, 2007

I am writing a script to automate a reporting process. One of my steps (the last step i need to figure out) is openening an Excel document through the script. When i manually open it and i see it on the screen, it works fine - that is... it does the data connects and runs the macro's. Code:

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Oct 5, 2010

how to open excel file in browser ,

i dont want some thing like force download dialog ,

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Is there an other option than to create a file with my database content, save it on the server and open/format it with 'fgetcsv()'?

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When you open Excel file with Internet Explorer, Save/Open/Cancel dialog box appears.How to avoid it and directly open it???P.S=>IE can open and edit Excel files online....but there is no guaranty that client will open file using IE...however, i could not find another way to perform my goal

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When i upload a excel file, i have used COM() to open and automate converting it to xml. It works fine, But when i run it, it always shows the message from Microsoft Excel: A file named ''' already exists in this location. Do you want to replace it? I can choose between Yes No and Cancel. normally i would choose Yes. But i dont want users to click on Yes each time. Can i disable this?

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Mar 15, 2011

i am currently getting an Microsoft Excel formatted text file whose save type is .Txt from a URL.I used to open it and will change the save type  as excel file.

currently my code is like this,

<? php
copy("http://www.faa.gov/airports/airport_safety/airportdata_5010/menu/emergencyplanexport.cfm?Region=&District=&State=&County=&City=LAS%20VEGAS&Use=&Certification=","./contactsexport.xls");
?>

where as the contactsexport.xls type is .Txt which i need it in .xls

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If I allow a user to upload an excel spreadsheet. How can I get all the file contents to open up in Excel?

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I am using spreadsheet_excel_writer(9.2) to download an excel file from a mysql (4.1.22) database. I have done this successfully on the same server, and this code is very similar, but on this occasion it isn't working. I get an excel file that has the data in it but all in one cell with all sorts of characters intermingled.

<?php
require_once "/home/cloudare/php/Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php";
// Create workbook
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Apr 28, 2011

We have a web application written in PHP that exports MySQL query results to an Excel file using PEAR Spreadsheet Excel Writer. I'm initiating the download via the following headers:

header( "Content-Type: application/vnd.ms-excel" );
header( "Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary" );
header( "Cache-Control: must-revalidate" );
header( "Pragma: no-cache" );
header( "Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=myfile.xls" );

As far as I can tell all of this works correctly. All users have Excel 97 and 2000. Problem is when the browser (exclusively IE7/8) prompts to save, "Save as type" defaults to Excel 95, and there are apparently some compatibility issues if the file is saved in that format. These are not technical users so asking them to change the filetype is hit or miss.

I told my client I can't control what the OS/browser does with the file when downloaded, but I'm hoping for confirmation of that. I also wonder if there's a possibility Excel 95 was upgraded and left some of its tentacles, so Windows still thinks it's a viable option.

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Jan 26, 2011

I have some PHP code that opens excel with some html data in it. This is the PHP:

<?php
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header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=Data.xls");
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header("Expires: 0");..........

i submit the form, it opens a new page temporarily, comes up with a download box, i hit open in Excel and then i'm sent back to the form page (but with Excel also open) How does PHP know that i've actioned the download and to return to the form page?

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Jul 19, 2010

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Feb 4, 2011

I am making a wordpress plugin that collects information from the user and then presents it in an admin screen in a table. I would like to also be able to download this table to excel. I know how to do a basic download to excel file in PHP with this code:

header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="$filename"");
header("Content-Type: application/vnd.ms-excel");

which then converts all of the page output to an excel file.

But in this case, I need to also be able to use wordpress functions like get_option(), which I can't use in just a straight called php file. But if I make it a wordpress admin page, the admin skin gets included in my file.

Anyone know how to do an excel download from the wordpress admin screen that includes info from wordpress functions like get_option?

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Code:
<?php
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[code]........

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Oct 13, 2010

I have the following script to create an excel file, the thing is that I dont want to be asked if I want to open or save the file when accessing the php file...I just want the php file directly to save the excel file.

$filename = "test.xls";
$contents = "testdata1 
testdata2 
testdata3 
";
header('Content-type: application/vnd.ms-excel');
header('Content-Disposition: attachment; filename='.$filename);
echo $contents;

Is there a way instead of using the header function, use something like: fopen, fwrite, fclose ?

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Apr 24, 2011

I am trying to read an excel file that has been saved as a Comma Separated Values file. When I open the file with a text editor each line consists of that which was on the respective row in the original Excel file. However, when I read the file using PHP each "line" has far more values than was in each row; PLUS I have no idea what PHP is using to decide where these lines start and end! This is probably causing some of my document to be cut out as well.I am lost please help, perhaps I don't understand what PHP means by a "line." My code is below. I am starting at 10 so that the first row will be skipped, as there are 10 columns in the document.

Code:
<html>
<title>File Reader</title>
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Oct 6, 2010

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Nov 1, 2007

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First, no more than 100 people are expected to sign up, so flat file is certainly viable. Do you recommend I use DB or flat file?

Second, based on your recommendation, how should I go about exporting the user data to an Excel file? There will be about ten form fields per registration to give you an idea.

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Apr 30, 2010

i'am trying to accomplish is open each file with a wildcard name and only file type known. So saying for exp ( " *.php") so i have used the glob() to accomplish the first part of matching file patterns. This send all files into an array witch is fine untill i would like to open all those files one by one.

PHP Code:
foreach( glob("*.php") as $file) //match file types
{
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fread and so on
}

my question is really how can i open the files that are in the return values of glob() witch is an array.

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May 8, 2006

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<?
if(isset($_GET['id']))
{
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    include 'includes/opendb.php'

    $id      = $_GET['id'];
    $query   = "SELECT name, type, size, content FROM upload WHERE id = '$id'";
    $result  = mysql_query($query) or die('Error, query failed');
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Jul 16, 2009

I am trying to write a file to a sub folder of the directory my cron script is in using file_ put_ contents. However, I keep getting a warning "failed to open stream: No such file or directory." I have this directory structure:

httpdocs/scripts/fileDirectory

The cron script lives in the scripts folder. I call it with the cron command:

php httpdocs/scripts/cron_writeFile.php

In the cron_writeFile file, I first tried:

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which works when I load the page in a browser, but not when the cron executes. When I require_once a file in a cron, I have to put the 'absolute' path to it:

require_once('httpdocs/scripts/requiredFile.php');

So, I tried that:

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No luck. I'm pretty sure it's getting to the right folder because the warning is:

"Warning: file_ put_ contents(httpdocs/scripts/fileDirectory/4.txt): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in [code]...

The both directories have write permissions.I am using a VPS running (I know it sucks and I need to upgrade, but I don't have the authority)Parallels Plesk Panel version 9.2.1 with PHP 5.0.4

The file does not exist and I need a new file each time the script runs.I am not sure if there is a certain way to define the file path or some other thing I am missing.

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I really don't know whats wrong. The first 3 rows look like this of the csv file look like this:

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1300;Restaurant BeauBeaty;London;LTP1;quater;01-08-1999;1;12.50;300.00;200308-200507
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