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Office PIA and Office 97/2000

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Hi all-

I have an application that I'm working on where I need to export some
data to Excel. I'm currently doing this by creating (the Excel
specific) XML and using the Office XP PIA to convert that to an Excel

Unfortunately, I found that several of our clients are still using old
versions of Office (97 and 2000) on old versions of Windows (98 and

Is there a PIA layer that supports old versions of Office?

The vague follow up, since I am sure I'm out of luck on what I *want*,
is if anybody has any suggestions on how to export arbitrary data to an
Excel file from a .NET application.
Thanks for any suggestions!

Jul 21 '05 #1
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Eric J. Peters wrote:
Is there a PIA layer that supports old versions of Office?

Doesn't look like it. I guess you'll have to make your own interops.
Jul 21 '05 #2

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Update: Looks like the interop assemblies should work with 2000:

"This way you can make sure that your project can run with Office 2000 and
later (but not necessarily with Office 97). ";en-us;Q311452
Jul 21 '05 #3

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