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import data directly from XLS/ODS file (Lotus 123 is too old)

To import data into a notes client:

it is possible to import from Lotus 123, but not from Excel or OpenOffice

(my solution or workaround  is to use an old Excel 2003, which can save as WK4 (Lotus 123))

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    Guest commented
    July 24, 2018 12:22

    It would be nice to have a configurable import-from-Excel function. In the meantime you can use this approach: http://www.botstation.com/code/excel_people_to_notes.php

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    July 24, 2018 12:29

    Thanks for your proposal!

    I have a lot of import utilities, too.

    I have written them in JavaScript, and Java, and from command line via Ruby and OLE.

    All is working, but  nothing on earth could replace a fast and interactive import with the Notes Client.

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    Guest commented
    July 24, 2018 15:12

    .xlsx and .odf should be considered as well.

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    Guest commented
    August 2, 2018 18:56

    .xls support is available in V10 Beta