[GRASS-dev] Excel read support
mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Fri Aug 17 02:48:13 PDT 2012
On 16/08/12 20:33, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 7:43 PM, Volker Froehlich<volker27 at gmx.at> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2012-08-16 at 19:38 +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
>>> since Excel files continue to be widely used, it would be a great help to
>>> have direct read support in GRASS, e.g. for easy table joins.
>> Fedora also has Furieri's freexl, in case that helps.
> Excellent (since we at FEM co-financed it :) - I see it also on
> So two choices if Mac OSX and the Debian-style world also
> have either/or or both...
Debian has xlrd (xlwt is for writing Excel files) in stable and freexl
However, why should we implement this in GRASS when OGR already supports
Excel file reading (via freexl) ? Can't you just use db.in.ogr ?
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