[Israel.pm] Generating Excel Documents with Pie Charts?

The Fasses dovidf at netvision.net.il
Wed May 12 07:24:09 PDT 2004


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ishay Inbar" <ishay at checkpoint.com>
To: "'Perl in Israel'" <perl at perl.org.il>
Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 3:03 PM
Subject: RE: [Israel.pm] Generating Excel Documents with Pie Charts?


> Create the chart on one Excel file, when the source data is on the other
file, in a given static range. Don't change the chart file
> at all, and recreate the data file however you like (the simplest way I
know is to create HTML table and save it with .xls suffix).
>
> Both files can be on your Linux server, and the user will link to the
chart file...
>
> I hope this is "on the fly" enough...
>
> Regards,
> shushu
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: perl-bounces at perl.org.il [mailto:perl-bounces at perl.org.il] On Behalf
Of Yuval Yaari
> Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 3:51 PM
> To: ishay at checkpoint.com; Perl in Israel
> Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] Generating Excel Documents with Pie Charts?
>
> Let's assume that the client uses windows and has Excel installed...
> How can I generate an Excel file with a pie chart (emphasis on the pie)?
> I might be able use an existing Excel file with a pie chart but the pie
> should be created according to on-the-fly data...
> Does the solution you have in mind support on-the-fly data?
>
> Generating Excel files is easy and I've been doing it at work from time
> to time.
> It's just that I wish I could access Excel's nicer features from within
> Perl.
> Oh, and I also really like their charts :)
>
>   --Yuval
>
> Ishay Inbar wrote:
>
> >If what you want is to see Excel pie chart on a Windows client, and you
know the client has Excel installed, you can create Excel
> >fie with pie chart that takes its data from another source, which you
will be able to create on your Linux with Perl...
> >a long workaround but in case this is what you really need it suppose to
be very simple.
> >
> >Regards,
> >shushu
> >
> >
>
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