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    Saving Q Reports into Excel

    Im using Delphi 5 with Q Reports

    Is there anyway - at runtime - a user can save a report into an excel document

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    Two options here:
    1. You can simply output the data into a text file and separate the fields using a tab or comma character. Excel can read this type of file (CSV) easily. In fact, if you name it with a .csv extension, Excel will recognize it as an excel file.

    2. You can actually output to an excel spreadsheet using ADO or the Excel OLE Automation model.
    See http://community.borland.com/article...,20066,00.html for an ADO example
    See http://www.delphifaq.com/fq/q2057.shtml and http://www.djpate.freeserve.co.uk/AutoExcl.htm for examples using OLE Automation.
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