||Reading and Writing Excel Files with POI|
|Subject:||Excel to CSV -- better use the andykhan.com java JExcel API|
After some time waiting for the authors to fix the
errors in the article, I found an excellent free
(GNU LGPL) java application by Andy Khan
It works ok for me to do command-line invoked
transformations from xls to csv. It is possible
also to do xls-to-xml.