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Old 08-21-2009, 09:38 AM   #1
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Import data from a spreadsheet to a mysql database

Hi. Is there any way I can import data from an OpenOffice spreadsheet file into a table in mysql. Does mysql have the provision to open and query spreadsheet files on linux.

PS: I currently use the centos machine.
Old 08-21-2009, 07:00 PM   #2
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I'd do one of two things, depending on how often you need to do this:
1) Export the file as CSV and import
2) Use the MySQL connector (described here:


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