apache-poi - Java API To Access Microsoft Format Files

Distribution: RPM Universal
Repository: JPackage 6.0 all
Package name: apache-poi
Package version: 3.8
Package release: 2.jpp6
Package architecture: noarch
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 8.63 MB
Download size: 7.37 MB
Official Mirror: mirrors.dotsrc.org
The Apache POI Project's mission is to create and maintain Java APIs for manipulating various file formats based upon the Office Open XML standards (OOXML) and Microsoft's OLE 2 Compound Document format (OLE2). In short, you can read and write MS Excel files using Java. In addition, you can read and write MS Word and MS PowerPoint files using Java. Apache POI is your Java Excel solution (for Excel 97-2008). We have a complete API for porting other OOXML and OLE2 formats and welcome others to participate. OLE2 files include most Microsoft Office files such as XLS, DOC, and PPT as well as MFC serialization API based file formats. The project provides APIs for the OLE2 Filesystem (POIFS) and OLE2 Document Properties (HPSF). Office OpenXML Format is the new standards based XML file format found in Microsoft Office 2007 and 2008. This includes XLSX, DOCX and PPTX. The project provides a low level API to support the Open Packaging Conventions using openxml4j. For each MS Office application there exists a component module that attempts to provide a common high level Java api to both OLE2 and OOXML document formats. This is most developed for Excel workbooks (SS=HSSF+XSSF). Work is progressing for Word documents (HWPF+XWPF) and PowerPoint presentations (HSLF+XSLF). The project has recently added support for Outlook (HSMF). Microsoft opened the specifications to this format in October 2007. We would welcome contributions. There are also projects for Visio (HDGF) and Publisher (HPBF). As a general policy we collaborate as much as possible with other projects to provide this functionality. Examples include: Cocoon for which there are serializers for HSSF; Open Office.org with whom we collaborate in documenting the XLS format; and Lucene for which we provide format interpretors. When practical, we donate components directly to those projects for POI-enabling them.



  • apache-poi = 3.8-2.jpp6


    Install Howto

    Fedora, CentOS, RHEL:
    1. Download the latest jpackage-release rpm from
    2. Install jpackage-release rpm:
      # rpm -Uvh jpackage-release*rpm
    3. Install apache-poi rpm package:
      # yum install apache-poi
    1. Add the JPackage 6.0 repository:
      # zypper addrepo http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/jpackage/6.0/generic/free/ jpackage-6.0
    2. Install apache-poi rpm package:
      # zypper install apache-poi
    Mandriva, Mageia:
    1. Add the JPackage 6.0 repository:
      # urpmi.addmedia jpackage-6.0 http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/jpackage/6.0/generic/free/ with hdlist.cz
    2. Update packages list:
      # urpmi.update -a
    3. Install apache-poi rpm package:
      # urpmi apache-poi


    • /etc/maven/fragments/apache-poi
    • /usr/share/doc/apache-poi-3.8/LICENSE
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-examples-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-examples.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-excelant-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-excelant.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-ooxml-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-ooxml-schemas-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-ooxml-schemas.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-ooxml.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-scratchpad-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi-scratchpad.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/apache-poi.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-examples-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-examples.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-excelant-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-excelant.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-ooxml-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-ooxml-schemas-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-ooxml-schemas.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-ooxml.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-scratchpad-3.8.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi-scratchpad.jar
    • /usr/share/java/poi/poi.jar
    • /usr/share/maven2/poms/JPP.poi-apache-poi-examples.pom
    • /usr/share/maven2/poms/JPP.poi-apache-poi-excelant.pom
    • /usr/share/maven2/poms/JPP.poi-apache-poi-ooxml-schemas.pom
    • /usr/share/maven2/poms/JPP.poi-apache-poi-ooxml.pom
    • /usr/share/maven2/poms/JPP.poi-apache-poi-scratchpad.pom
    • /usr/share/maven2/poms/JPP.poi-apache-poi.pom


    2012-10-31 - Will Tatam <will.tatam@red61.com> 3.8-2 - Auto rebuild for JPackage 6 in centos5 mock

    2012-08-19 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:3.8-1 - 3.8 final

    2012-02-12 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:3.8-0.b5.1 - 3.8

    2012-02-12 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:3.7-1 - 3.7

    2010-02-19 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:3.6-1 - 3.6 with ooxml

    2009-03-16 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:3.2-1.jpp5 - First JPP-5 release

    2006-05-08 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:2.5.1-2jpp - First JPP-1.7 release

    2005-08-24 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:2.5.1-1jpp - Upgrade to 2.5.1 - Extend scratchpad with unreleased hwpf from CVS

    2004-08-23 - Randy Watler <rwatler at finali.com> - 0:2.5-4jpp - Rebuild with ant-1.6.2

    2004-08-06 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> - 0:2.5-3jpp - Void change