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Thread: insert(embed) a file object (.txt file) in MS excel sheet using java.

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    Default insert(embed) a file object (.txt file) in MS excel sheet using java.

    Hi

    I need to insert(embed) a file object (.txt file) in MS excel sheet using java.
    I dont need to put the contents of .txt file into excel. Instead i need to put the whole file as an embedded object into excel.
    I am using Apache Poi jar for this.
    I am attaching sample excel(test.xls) which is containing test.txt. I need to put this test.txt into text.xls using Apache POI.
    I have seen all the examples present in poi-3.7-beta1 but was not able to find any example, to insert(embed) a file object in excel sheet.

    I am facing issue in embedding file object into excel. Please help me doing this using Apache POI or any other jar.
    This is very urgent. Please explain which example(code snippet).


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    Jyoti


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    Default Re: insert(embed) a file object (.txt file) in MS excel sheet using java.

    I use SmartXLS. It is not free, but the demo is. There is supposed to be a time limit on the demo, but I found that if you download it on one machine, and copy and paste the library over to another machine, the demo never runs out. This works because it bases its time from the downloaded machine, which when you move it, can no longer update the library. The creators dont mind me doing this because they told me that if I dont want to upgrade, just redownload the library when it times out. The documentation is not great. I've been getting support from the creaters via email despite them knowing I dont have a licensed version. They even provided me with an updated demo library with some bugs fixed. And I've made some powerful programs with their demo library, so I can help you out with any issues you have.

    Like I said, the documentation isnt great, but feel free to message me regarding any confusion, I can help with just about any issue you may have.

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