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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Connecting Excel to Linux Databases

Sep 12, 2005, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Milberg)

[ Thanks to Jan Stafford for this link. ]

"Spreadsheets represent one of the best front-end tools available to manipulate financial data. Microsoft Excel is the most popular spreadsheet available today. One of the basic problems with spreadsheets is that they just cannot transfer data to and from databases in an easy way.

"One way to transfer data is to use macros, which is far from the best solution, as it really requires a great deal of technical expertise and is also very cumbersome..."

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