[unixODBC-support] ODBC and Excel

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Thu Jun 23 18:07:55 BST 2011


On 23/06/11 18:02, Ken Sandell wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> Does anyone know if there is any way to use PHP to read in Excel files 
> using the odbc_connect function?
>
> Currently, I'm getting this error: [unixODBC][Driver Manager]Data 
> source name not found, and no default driver specified
>
> Which leads me to believe that unixODBC isn't able to do so.
>
> Any assistance on this would be great -- I'm hoping there is a quick 
> fix and I'm missing something somewhere J
>
> Thanks!
>
>
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HI,

you need a Excel ODBC driver, I only know of windows ones, so you need a 
bridge.

-- 
Nick
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