Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of BluePrint/Importer/Excel


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10/26/12 09:45:10 (9 years ago)
Author:
Fran Boon
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    99This project, therefore, is about designing a pre-processor for the current Importer back-end to allow .xls files to be uploaded & converting them to CSV before passing them to the current CSV importer.
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     11NB This should also help us with ensuring that imported data is properly UTF-8. MS Excel tends to save CSVs as ANSI whilst it defaults to UTF-8 from 97+ & provides the encoding sed for older versions which can be picked up by xlrd:
     12* https://secure.simplistix.co.uk/svn/xlrd/trunk/xlrd/doc/xlrd.html
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    1114== Extensions ==
    1215The link to download the template should check for the existence of an .xls in static/formats/s3csv & use that instead of the .csv one where-present.