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how to upload an excell data into mysql with php

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there is my script'anyway i am new to php and any help is apprecited thanks.

// Connect to database
mysql_connect("localhost", "root", "") or die(mysql_error());

mysql_select_db("Massive") or die(mysql_error());

$fp = fopen("emp.txt", "r") // Open the file for reading
while ($line = fgets($fp)) { // Loop through each line
list ($id, $first, $middle, $last) = split("\t", $line, 4); // Split the line by the tab delimiter and store it in our list

$sql = "insert into employees (id, firstname, middlename, lastname) values ('$id', '$first', '$middle', '$last')"; // Generate our sql string

mysql_query($sql) or die ( mysql_error() ); // Execute the sql

Oct 19 '11 #1
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You can use PHPExcel to extract data or may be you also can do this.

First export the excel file to csv and then make program to read it in php
Oct 19 '11 #2

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