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About JWorkbook and Java

Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 4:20 pm
by palmer001
Just discovered this project.
Just wondering if one can use this as a GUI control (like JTable),
and place it in a Java Frame/form, for a destop app.
I would like to have a spreadsheet as a FrontEnd for a desktop database application.

I see that it can be create and open Gnumeric spreasheet files, but don't know if
it can be used/embedded as a GUI element.

Hope someone can explain this aspect.



Re: About JWorkbook and Java

Posted: Fri May 22, 2009 3:29 pm
by Taqua
No, there is no GUI component for it. JWorkbook is just a IO-library for reading and writing these documents.

If you're not afraid of GPL code, then the SharpTools ( ) might be a option for you. On the close-source side, there are a few components available as well, but as usually, they can be rather costly.