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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-37287 import latest 3rd party libs into 2.5dev META
  3. MDL-35356

Replace Excel_Writer with PHPExcel and improve ODS export

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    • 2.5
    • 2.3.2
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    • w51_MDL-35356_m25_excel
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      1/ use http://127.0.0.1/lib/tests/other/spreadsheettestpage.php to generate the test files
      2/ open the files in various office suites (alternatively use the attached samples)
      3/ test existing excel/ods export in moodle
      4/ test it using different browsers (IE, FF, Safari, ignore Chrome, lol, not really).

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      1/ use http://127.0.0.1/lib/tests/other/spreadsheettestpage.php to generate the test files 2/ open the files in various office suites (alternatively use the attached samples) 3/ test existing excel/ods export in moodle 4/ test it using different browsers (IE, FF, Safari, ignore Chrome, lol, not really).

      The Excel_Writer library has been failing to produce reliable output for some time. We have been considering dropping Excel support altogether.

      However it may be worth considering a new alternative called PHPExcel.

        1. moodletest.ods
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        2. moodletest.xls
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        3. moodletest.xlsx
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            skodak Petr Skoda (Inactive)
            salvetore Michael de Raadt
            Eloy Lafuente (stronk7) Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
            David Monllaó David Monllaó
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