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From Auser99 <guser999...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Generating PowerPoint presentations using POI, current state
Date Sun, 21 Mar 2010 03:58:51 GMT

Can anyone anwser this, please?

au

http://www.xprad.org/ XPrad 



steve.butcher wrote:
> 
> Dear list,
> 
> I was wondering if someone could give me a rundown of the current  
> state of POI (3.5b5) with respect to generating PowerPoint  
> presentations. My basic requirement is to be able to generate user  
> editable tables and charts of data.
> 
> Poking around the docs, it looks like the HSLF stuff would support  
> most of my needs. The only question is being able to add user editable  
> charts. I'm not sure when Microsoft switched from embedded Chart- 
> created charts (I think you could always embed images of charts from  
> Excel) to embedded Excel-created charts. Has anyone dealt with this? I  
> know that I could generate an image and embed it but then the chart  
> isn't editable.
> 
> I know that in theory the XSLF can do everything I want because charts  
> are just embedded Excel charts, I'm just unable to determine from  
> googling, docs, and Javadocs, the maturity of the XSLF stuff as of  
> today. Is it on a par with HSLF?
> 
> Any help would be appreciated.
> 
> Cheers,
> Steve
> 
> 
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