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From Greg Woolsey <greg.wool...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache POI: Content Issue while processing huge excel file with SXSSF
Date Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:39:12 GMT
The OOXML/Excel 2007+ limit is 2^20 (1,048,576) rows per sheet.  If you are
trying to put 5 million rows on a single sheet, Excel will never open it.

POI streaming may not catch it (it should, but maybe that's the bug), but
OOXML compliant apps (Excel, OpenOffice/LibreOffice, etc.) will consider it

I've written out workbooks with < 1M rows in the past, without using the
streaming format even.  I've just had to notice when I reached the max # on
a sheet and start a new sheet at that point.

See the properties of  org.apache.poi.ss.SpreadsheetVersion.EXCEL2007 enum
for version specific limits.

On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 7:35 AM Thamodharan Balraj <thamodharan247@gmail.com>

> Hi Everyone,
> I am trying to generate a excel with SXSSF workbook. The size of excel may
> shoot to 200-300MB, whose row count will be 5,00,000 and column count will
> be around 150 approximately..! I get content issue while opening such large
> excel file.
> The version which I am using is APACHE POI 3.9
> I had also tried with, 3.15 the same issue exist.
> System holds enough ram and disk space as per the requirement.
> 3.9 performance seems to better than other versions, Is there any way to
> rule this issue out in that version.?
> Anyone, who has idea on above scenario, kindly help me to proceed further.
> Regards
> Thamodharan B

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