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From Danny Mui <da...@muibros.com>
Subject Re: Unable to use a template (xls) file containing a wmf graphic
Date Wed, 24 Mar 2004 16:01:02 GMT
That seems to be problem with the way hssf writes back those records. 
Can you create a bugzilla entry with this file?

Daniel Joshua wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I encountered a similiar problem as Mathieu. (I did a search on the archives
> and realised I am not the only one)
> 
> Let me state my exact scenario in hopes that my added details will help.
> 
> I use POI to create Excel spreadsheets with dynamic data using a template
> (.xls) file.
> Previously, I was using and older version of POI [File size: 605 KB (620,262
> bytes)] which worked fine.
> However, I recently upgraded it to POI 2.5 Final, and it started having
> problems.
> I been using the same test files for both versions (if anyone want a copy I
> can send it to you).
> 
> What happen is that there was a graphic in my excel which caused the
> produced Excel file which could not be opened.
> Also, there was NO exceptions/errors thrown from POI.
> 
> Later when I read the below post, I tried to remove the graphic and 'viola'
> it worked correctly.
> 
> Has anyone an idea why this is happening? Any quick remedies?
> 
> My system specs:
> ----------------
> OS: Windows 2000 Server
> JRE: 1.4.1_02-b06
> Excel 2000 (9.0.2720)
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Daniel
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mathieu . fretiere
> Subject: Unable to use a template (xls) file containing a wmf graphic
> Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2004 02:24:47 -0800
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ----
> Hi,
> 
> my web application creates an Excel sheet with HSSF.
> It reads first a template file (an xls file) containing a wmf (Windows
> Metafile) graphic.
> Sometimes it works fine, if I use a plain wmf (or emf) graphic.
> But if the wmf is more complex, Excel cannot read the generated file. This
> error message appears in a pop-up : "Impossible to read the file".
> It doesn't work either if I use a jpg or tiff graphic.
> 
> Where does this issue come from ?
> Is the wmf file too big ?
> 
> For information, I use :
> - Tomcat 4.1.18
> - Windows 2000
> - IE 6, Excel 2000
> 
> thanks,
> Mathieu
> 
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