Excel Data Reader was developed to be a lightweight and fast library written in C# for reading Microsoft Excel files ('97-2007).
You can include this library into your .NET applications in order to add them support for Excel spreadsheets.
· Net Framework 2
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Open Office 3 generated xls file support.
· SQL Server Reporting Services generated xls file support
· Data types preserved in datasets
· Duplicate column names handled in datasets
· Fix problems with empty sheets and xlsx
· Fix problems detecting dates in xls e.g. currency being detected as a date
· Fix problems with blank columns in xlsx
· Fix problems with temp file locking in xlsx