xls

Parse Microsoft Excel xls files (BIFF/Excel 97-2004) http://github.com/harendra-kumar/xls

Version on this page:0.1.1
LTS Haskell 12.22:0.1.1
Stackage Nightly 2018-12-11:0.1.1
Latest on Hackage:0.1.1

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BSD3 licensed by Harendra Kumar
Maintained by harendra.kumar@gmail.com

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Haskell xls Parsing

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xls is a Haskell library to parse Microsoft Excel spreadsheet files. It parses the xls file format (extension .xls) more specifically known as BIFF/Excel 97-2004.

It can be useful for mining data from old Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

API

Use decodeXls to get a streaming Conduit. For example to convert an xls file to comma separated csv:

xlsToCSV :: String -> IO ()
xlsToCSV file =
      runResourceT
    $ decodeXls file
    $$ CL.mapM_ (liftIO . putStrLn . intercalate ",")

An xls2csv utility is shipped with the package. See the haddock documentation for API details.

Under the hood

The library is based on the C library libxls, see sourceforge or github.

See Also

  • xlsior: Streaming Excel (xslx) file generation and parsing
  • xlsx: Excel xslx file parser/writer

Contributing

Welcome! If you would like to have something changed or added go ahead, raise an issue or send a pull request.

Changes

0.1.1

  • Upgrade dependencies

0.1.0

  • Initial release
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