Excel lib Requirements

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Excel lib Requirements

Post by gagsoft » Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:04 am

Hi all
Does one need Excel installed to use the Livecode Excel Library?

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Re: Excel lib Requirements

Post by Klaus » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:17 pm

Hi Peter,

no, the lib is "just" for reading and writing files in MS Excel fileformat.


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Re: Excel lib Requirements

Post by FourthWorld » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:35 pm

This one?:
https://livecode.com/products/thirdpart ... ary-1-3-3/

It mentions control of the "Excel application" - I have no idea what that means specifically, but it seems to imply that it uses done form of IAC to drive the Excel application from LiveCode.

Is there a demo or documentation that can be downloaded?
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Re: Excel lib Requirements

Post by Klaus » Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:55 pm

Oops, sorry, looks like I spoke too fast! From the product page:
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A copy of MS Excel is required on the computer where the library is used.
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@Richard
Here the product page:
http://www.aslugontheroad.com/ourproduc ... r-livecode

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Re: Excel lib Requirements

Post by matthiasr » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:52 am

Hi,

Klaus was not wrong. The author of the Excel Library is also selling an .xlsx library which works without Excel.
See his post from October 2016 http://www.aslugontheroad.com/29-excel- ... -prototype

You can purchase an annual license for it here http://aslugontheroad.com/maintenance-subscription
You can select between a bundle of both libraries for a discounted price or the xlsx lib for 75USD or the Excel library for 95USD.

Existing Excel library customers have the current version 0.2 build 02 already included in the download section (under Excel library) of their account at aslugontheroad.com.

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Re: Excel lib Requirements

Post by matthiasr » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:16 pm

I have attached the documentation stack of xlsx library.
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XLSX Lib Documentation.livecode.zip
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