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This document helps you in loading multiple excels and excel sheets with the name of the sheet and data.
//to read each file from the specified folder
FOR EACH file in FileList('filepath\*.xlsx');
//In order to get the file information from SQLtables command making use of the ODBC connection format ODBC CONNECT32 TO [Excel Files;DBQ=$(file)];
tables: SQLtables; DISCONNECT; FOR i = 0 to NoOfRows('tables')-1 LET sheetName = purgeChar(purgeChar(peek('TABLE_NAME', i, 'tables'), chr(39)), chr(36)); Table: Load * , FileBaseName()as FIle, FileDir() as Dir, FileName() as File_Name, '$(sheetName)' as Sheet_name From $(file)(ooxml, embedded labels, table is [$(sheetName)]); NEXT i Next
Hope this helps !!!
please find the attachment for the eg: qvw and test fiels
Please feel free to provide your inputs
Excellent man. I have no idea what the command "SQLtables" really does, but the ODBC connectioin knows what to do and returns information about the Excel sheets and more. I had a perfect use for this , thanks.
Thanks your comments cschwarz.
SQLtables commands provide meta data information about the tables or data that we are pulling.
I got a '[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] the specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch between the Driver and Application. I am working on a 64 bit Win 7 laptop and I had to use CONNECT64 to be able to get the data from the .xlsx files, even though (or maybe especially because) QV is 32 bits
Might save somebodies valueable time
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Thanks for sharing this , a very useful !! let me go through it.. & will give you feedback soon..
I am using the same code to load multiple excel sheets to my QV 11.20 version. its giving the DNS Error.
The Error is:
SQL##f - SqlState: IM014, ErrorCode: 0, ErrorMsg: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch between the Driver and Application
ODBC CONNECT32 TO [Excel Files;DBQ=C:\Users\Prasanna\Desktop\Parsars\Test 20150502 1.xlsx]
Also, when I try to connect to Excel file through QV >> Edit Script >> ODBC (Force 32) >> Connect >> Select Excel Files >> Test Connection ( User ID & PWD blank, Not sure what I need to enter so, left is blank) giving the following error.
Connection Test Failed
Do I need to enter any User ID & Pwd (I am administrator to this computer).
I am not sure how to connect to the Excel files with ODBC. because these already has DNS connection. I can Load data from excel. but my QV cannot detect SQLTables under ODBC connection.
Please help me. I really appreciate your help.
Are you working on a Win 64 machine? Even though QlikView might be the 32 bit version, you have to use the CONNECT64 because the DSN is a 64 bit DSN.
ODBC CONNECT64 TO [Excel Files;DBQ=C:\Users\Prasanna\Desktop\Parsars\Test 20150502 1.xlsx]
I have tried with your suggestion i.e; ODBC CONNECT64. but even I am getting the same error.
This is my following code
ODBC CONNECT32 TO [Excel Files;DBQ=$(vFile)];
// Get just the file name
let vFileName = mid(vFile, index(vFile, '\', -1) + 1);
for iSheet = 0 to NoOfRows('Temp_Tables') - 1
let vSheetName = peek('TABLE_NAME', iSheet, 'Temp_Tables');
let vSheetName = replace(vSheetName, chr(39), '');
The error is ;
SQL##f - SqlState: IM002, ErrorCode: 0, ErrorMsg: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified
ODBC CONNECT32 TO [Excel Files;DBQ=C:\Users\sprasanna\Desktop\Parsers\Bloomingdales 20150502 1.xlsx]
Please help me.
Can you please share your excel and app, let see whats the issue ?