[Catalyst] Data export question

Len Jaffe lenjaffe at jaffesystems.com
Mon Jul 2 17:23:32 GMT 2012

On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Kenneth S Mclane <ksmclane at us.ibm.com>wrote:

> I need to export my data to an Excel file on demand. I have been looking
> around and it looks like DBIx::Dumper should do it, but the docs are a bit
> sparse. Has anyone done this with it or something else? I need to have a
> link the user can click on which will dump the current recordset in the
> stash into an Excel file and then prompt for a save location. That's
> probably a separate function.

How complex will the spreadsheet be.

You can do tricky things like dump a csv or tsv, but name it .xls and excel
will do the right thing in most cases.  otherwise, I'd look at


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