[thelist] Merge two Excel databases?

Maximillian Schwanekamp lists at neptunewebworks.com
Wed Oct 27 15:49:36 CDT 2004

Theodore Serbinski wrote:

> My question therefore, is there an easy way to compare both of these 
> Excel databases and merge the data as necessary and add fields from 
> one to the other?

There's probably an easier way, but I would use a scripting language 
such as PHP or ASP to connect to the two Excel spreadsheets as 
datasources and put each into a recordset, and merge them.  
ConnectionStrings.com has examples for ODBC and OLE DB.
Maximillian Von Schwanekamp
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