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How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

Hello everyone,

I want to make a program that is basicly a mineral database, so I have a list of minerals and after that i have some options like organize them etc.
But i have a problem, i have the Excel list and I want export it to read it in Fortran.
How can I do that??
Do i have to put the list in ".txt" format?

Greetings to everybody

RE: How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

Save your Excel as CSV-file (Comma Separated Values), which is basically text file and process it with fortran.  

RE: How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

And how can i export it to fortran?

Im using :

open (1, file='listaminerais.csv', status='old', iostat=stat)! Open file
if (stat .ne. 0) then
  write(*,*) 'File cannot be opened
end if

But it isnt working!! :S

RE: How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

Here is an example:
Given is a CSV file


and here is the program


module csv_mod
  type csv_header_line
    character(10) :: c01 ! column 01
    character(10) :: c02 ! column 02
  end type csv_header_line

  type csv_data_line
    character(10):: c01 ! column 01
    integer      :: c02 ! column 02
  end type csv_data_line

  subroutine parse_header(separator, line, header)
    character(*), intent(in) :: separator, line
    type(csv_header_line), intent(out) :: header
    integer :: separator_pos

    !separator position
    separator_pos = index(line, separator)
    header%c01 = adjustl(trim(line(:separator_pos-1)))
    header%c02 = adjustl(trim(line(separator_pos+1:)))
  end subroutine parse_header

  subroutine parse_data(separator, line, dta, nr)
    character(*), intent(in) :: separator, line
    integer, intent(in) :: nr
    type(csv_data_line), dimension(:), intent(inout) :: dta

    integer :: separator_pos
    !separator position
    separator_pos = index(line, separator)  
    dta(nr)%c01 = adjustl(trim(line(:separator_pos-1)))
    ! convert substring into integer number
    read (line(separator_pos+1:),'(I3)') dta(nr)%c02
  end subroutine parse_data
end module csv_mod

program csv_read
  use csv_mod
  implicit none

  integer, parameter :: max_csv_lines = 100 ! max number of lines in CSV
  integer, parameter :: csv_columns   = 2   ! number of columns in CSV
  integer stat, line_nr, nr, j, computed_number
  character :: separator = ';'
  character(80) :: line
  type(csv_header_line) :: csv_header
  type(csv_data_line), dimension(max_csv_lines) :: csv_data  

  ! open file
  open (1, file='csv_file.csv', status='old', iostat=stat)
  if (stat .ne. 0) then
    write(*,*) 'File cannot be opened !'
    go to 99
  end if

  write(*,*) 'Reading CSV-file...'
  ! process file
  line_nr = 0
  do while (.true.)
    read(1, '(A)', end=99) line
    line_nr = line_nr + 1
    if (line_nr .eq. 1) then
      call parse_header(separator, adjustl(trim(line)), csv_header)
      ! if line_nr > 1 then parse data line
      nr = line_nr - 1
      call parse_data(separator, adjustl(trim(line)), csv_data, nr)
    end if
  end do

  ! close file
  99 continue
  write(*,*) 'Done.'

  write(*,*)  'Number of all lines found in CSV  = ', line_nr
  write(*,*)  'Number of data lines found in CSV = ', nr

  ! write the data
  write(*, '(A)') '****************************************'
  write(*,'(A10, A10, A10)') csv_header%c01, &
                             adjustr(csv_header%c02), &
  write(*, '(A)') '****************************************'
  do j = 1, nr
     computed_number = 3 * csv_data(j)%c02
     write (*,'(A10, I10, I10)') csv_data(j)%c01, &
                                csv_data(j)%c02, &

  end do
  write(*, '(A)') '****************************************'  
end program csv_read


$ g95  csv_read.f95 -o csv_read

$ csv_read
 Reading CSV-file...
 Number of all lines found in CSV  =  4
 Number of data lines found in CSV =  3
foo              123       369
bar              456      1368
baz              789      2367

RE: How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

Can you use ActiveX Data Objects to QUERY the Excel Sheet as a table?  

I know it can be done in VB.  Don't know if you can manipulate objects in FORTRAN.


glassesJust traded in my old subtlety...
for a NUANCE!tongue

RE: How can i read a Excell file in Fortran

Gi SkipVought,
I'm using on the windows g95 and gfortran and I cannot imagine how to use ActiveX Objects with these compilers. But, maybe another commercial fortran compilers for windows support that.


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