Tracy Nelson on Fri, 1 Oct 1999 12:57:48 -0400 (EDT)

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Re: [Plug] how would you do a report off of an SQL database ?

"Edward J. Sager" wrote:
> Use PERL, DBI and DBD as above
> Install MS's Word Viewer into my browsers
> Write CGI scripts that read data from database and output RTF files

Does Perl have a module which supports COM?  If so, you can drive Word
directly.  I have used this to good advantage when Crystal Reports
failed me (which is often...)

-- Tracy Nelson

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