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From Mark Fortner <phidia...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Reasons for not supporting Macros in Apache POI
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:26:46 GMT
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought macros were implemented in visual
basic.

Mark
On Feb 16, 2015 1:08 AM, "Amandeep Gautam" <amandeepgautam5@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>      I was reading that Apache POI limitations section
> <http://poi.apache.org/spreadsheet/limitations.html> and found that Apache
> POI does not support macros. I have a few questions on that. Please
> redirect me to a correct forum if this is not the correct place.
>
> Use case:
> We have large excel file with huge macros. We use java for building these
> files but macros are kind of black box from the code (over a period of
> years have becoming non maintainable for us). Support for
> Importing/exporting/creating macros from java will make the tool a lot more
> maintainable and reduce operation load as well.
>
> Resources:
> We are a group (3-4) of developers who want to contribute to open source
> and this is a problem we face at work.
>
> The questions are as follows:
> -Why does POI does not support Macros? Any specific reasons?
> -What are the high level milestones that need to be done in case someone
> wants this to be implemented?
>
> Regards,
> Aman
>

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