[LRUG] Creating spreadsheets with programmatically formulas baked into them - already done in Ruby?
mail at chrisadams.me.uk
Thu Feb 16 08:39:55 PST 2012
Wow, this does look promising indeed - thanks Nic!
On 16 February 2012 16:18, nicolas alpi <nicolas.alpi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've never used it, but it looks like the surpass gem supports formulas
> Nicolas Alpi, web developer, cookies eater
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Chris Adams <mail at chrisadams.me.uk> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm curious about how one might go about generating a downloadable
>> spreadsheet for Excel or Openoffice, where formulae inside it are
>> generated server side, depending on what a user has requested
>> beforehand in a Rails 3 app.
>> Yeah, it *is* a bit of an oddball request, but I figured I can't be
>> the first person to want to do this, and I already see a few related
>> gems on rubyforge:
>> Of these, Roo looks the most promising, but still, generating formulas
>> seems to be something that isn't implemented yet.
>> Has anyone else on the list forayed into this territory before? Any
>> pointers? Or should I run screaming from this problem before it's too
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