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import data directly from XLS/ODS file (Lotus 123 is too old)

To import data into a notes client:

it is possible to import from Lotus 123, but not from Excel or OpenOffice

(my solution or workaround  is to use an old Excel 2003, which can save as WK4 (Lotus 123))

  • Guest
  • Jul 23 2018
  • Planning to implement
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  • Guest commented
    27 Feb, 2020 10:03am

    If this is implemented then please consider this idea as wel https://domino-ideas.hcltechsw.com/ideas/NTS-I-209

  • Guest commented
    25 Oct, 2018 01:27pm

    I have installed Notes V10 Client, but the import / export options are the same as in 9, no xls files. Where is the option?

  • Guest commented
    2 Aug, 2018 06:56pm

    .xls support is available in V10 Beta

  • Guest commented
    24 Jul, 2018 03:12pm

    .xlsx and .odf should be considered as well.

  • Guest commented
    24 Jul, 2018 12:29pm

    Thanks for your proposal!

    I have a lot of import utilities, too.

    I have written them in JavaScript, and Java, and from command line via Ruby and OLE.

    All is working, but  nothing on earth could replace a fast and interactive import with the Notes Client.

  • Guest commented
    24 Jul, 2018 12:22pm

    It would be nice to have a configurable import-from-Excel function. In the meantime you can use this approach: http://www.botstation.com/code/excel_people_to_notes.php