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Excel spread sheet

Excel spread sheet

Excel spread sheet

(OP)
Does anyone know to import an Excel spread sheet into a Pro-E drawing. I tried saving the spread sheet as a .txt file and insreting as a note but it looses the table in this process. I was trying to avoid re-creating the table in Pro-E. Any help would be appreciated.
  Thanks, Ron

RE: Excel spread sheet

(OP)
'Object' doesn't show up from the Insert pull down menu. Is the Insert/Object option a function of Wildfire? I am working with 2001.

Thanks for your help,  Ron

RE: Excel spread sheet

That's strange!!?? I just tried it for myself and it worked.
I am using Pro/E 2001 too. Have you tried the top menu for “Insert” (located between “View” and “Sketch”)?

im4cad
Pro Design Services, Inc.
http://www.cadproe.com/pds/home.asp

RE: Excel spread sheet

(OP)
Yes. That's where I was looking. I tried using 'Data From File' under Insert but this doesn't support .xls files. Could this be a license issue? I'll try to open another pro-e session to see if 'Object' will come up. I once had a problem exporting a model as a .stp because not all of our lisences supported this function. Maybe this is the same issue.

RE: Excel spread sheet

hi
i am also using pro-2001
it is there under insert menu at extreme bottom. i don't think its a lisence issue.
gurveen

RE: Excel spread sheet

Ron,

Check your PRO/E installation. You must add the OLE objects.

-Hora

RE: Excel spread sheet

(OP)
Thank you everyone for your input! Our I.T. department looked into this problem and according to them, found that inserting an excel file works only when using Pro-E through a PC and not when using UNIX as an operating system which is what we have. I'm not a computer guru but apparently UNIX will not support Microsoft objects...I appreciate all of the feedback.
Thanks again, Ron

RE: Excel spread sheet

"I'm not a computer guru but apparently UNIX will not support Microsoft objects"

I'm sorry, I can't help bu laugh at this...must come from my love of Micro$oft's products

Cyril Guichard
Mechanical Engineer

RE: Excel spread sheet

Yes, but can you import excel data as a table not an OLE object?

We are using 2001 and Intralink 3.0.  We have an issue with not being able to put the inserted objects in to Intralink since OLE is path dependant.

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