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I am generating excel file from text file,now i want to compare 2 excel files based on their content and want to highlight the updated content by making colour changing of the rowetc. Can someone suggest some sort of idea how ths can be done???Anyhelp would be really appreciated..thanks in advance
Posted 2-May-13 20:06pm

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Probable Steps :
1. Read the text file
2. Read the old_excel file using POI api.
3. On the basis of text file create an new_excel instance using POI
4. before writing it i.e at the time of creation compare it with old_excel file
5. do the necessary update i.e. row color/column color change on the POI instance
6. finally write it.
TorstenH. 3-May-13 2:33am

to add in: you'll fiond the POI API here: Apache POI API

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