The java based sylk generator module for Weikatec, Hamburg, Germany (A software development firm) generates a .slk file from data generated by your application. Sylk files are compatible with MS-Excel and other spreadsheet softwares.
If you have data in an array (or any other representation) in java as an input and want to convert it to a spreadsheet (say for redistribution) just pass it along to this module. The module will generate a representation of a .slk file for your data, which you can save to file or serve on the web using something like JSP or ASP. This file can be opened in a number of spreadsheet applications including MS-Excel and Lotus.
The module allows you to apply text alignment, number formatting etc. by making available public methods for the same.
The SYLK or .slk format
.slk files are text based files compatible with many spreadsheet applications (eg. Excel). SYLK files are used to interchange data across spreadsheet applications. They support formatting (text alignment, number formatting, borders, fonts, point sizes etc.) as also formulas.
At Prithvitech, we have also interacted with excel files using both .NET and java. In case you have a need to mass import/export excel files or even PDF files, get in touch with us. We can help you produce excel or pdf files on the fly from both web and desktop applications, as also import data from excel files into your database in either web applications or desktop applications.
Technologies used : Java (can also be converted to .NET )