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From Daniel Noll <dan...@nuix.com.au>
Subject Re: numeric cell type
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2006 03:40:58 GMT
Abhinav Srivastava wrote:
> While reading a XLS using HSSF, cells which contain numbers
> are being returned as type NUMERIC. e.g a cell having 2 would have its
> value returned as 2.0 (double) and not as "2" as I would like it to.
> any help?

If the value is supposed to be a string, then enter it as a string.

Type '2 instead of 2 into the cell and you'll see what I mean.


Daniel Noll

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