poi-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Clarification regarding Excel file format structure
Date Sun, 15 Feb 2004 15:35:31 GMT
http://jakarta.apache.org/poi/apidocs/org/apache/poi/hssf/record/MMSRecord.h
tml
http://jakarta.apache.org/poi/apidocs/org/apache/poi/hssf/record/InterfaceHd
rRecord.html 
http://jakarta.apache.org/poi/apidocs/org/apache/poi/hssf/record/InterfaceEn
dRecord.html

Its for adding and removing things to the menu.

As for the first 511 bytes, you're probably talking about the OLE 2 Compound
Document that encapsulates the BIFF file.  You'll find that fully documented
on our site.  

-Andy
-- 
Andrew C. Oliver
http://www.superlinksoftware.com/poi.jsp
Custom enhancements and Commercial Implementation for Jakarta POI

http://jakarta.apache.org/poi
For Java and Excel, Got POI?

The views expressed in this email are those of the author and are almost
definitely not shared by the Apache Software Foundation, its board or its
general membership.  In fact they probably most definitively disagree with
everything espoused in the above email.

> From: Obi Van Kenobi <geonosian_coder@yahoo.com>
> Reply-To: "POI Users List" <poi-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 00:57:44 -0800 (PST)
> To: poi-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Clarification regarding Excel file format structure
> 
> Hi ,
> 
> I am a newbie trying to understand excel file format
> structure. Can anybody please clarify these questions
> ?
> 
> 1) I read the excel documentation available in
> "sc.openoffice.org". The Java BIFF viewer shows the
> following structure as beginning of excel file.
> However the document available in the above mentioned
> site does not mention/have documentation for, the last
> 3 given( interfacehdr, mms and interfaceend) records .
> 
> 
> [BOF RECORD]
> [INTERFACEHDR]
> [MMS]
> [INTERFACEEND]
> 
> ...
> ...
> 
> Where can I get the documentation for the last 3 given
> ? 
> 
> 
> 2) The docs say that the structure begins with "BOF
> RECORD". (0x0809). Even the results of the Java BIFF
> viewer show the same. However when I open a generated
> excel file in a hex editor (fhred) I see that there is
> something else in the first 511 bytes. Only after this
> the structure begins. What is there in the first 511
> bytes ?
> 
> Thanks
> Geonosian
> 
> __________________________________
> Do you Yahoo!?
> Yahoo! Finance: Get your refund fast by filing online.
> http://taxes.yahoo.com/filing.html
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: poi-user-unsubscribe@jakarta.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: poi-user-help@jakarta.apache.org
> 


---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: poi-user-unsubscribe@jakarta.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: poi-user-help@jakarta.apache.org


Mime
View raw message