SearchEnterpriseLinux: Connecting Excel to Linux Databases
Sep 12, 2005, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"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..."