After POI 3.14 they changed the classes to use enums.
We still use 3.14 and all works fine.
When time permits I will have to try and modify the classes to use enums
and be able to use the later versions of POI
From: "DEnglander--- via RPG400-L" <rpg400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 27/05/2023 08:59 AM
Subject: POI 5.2.3
Sent by: "RPG400-L" <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Has anyone downloaded POI 5.2.3? I have downloaded the binary, unzipped
it, and copied the JAR files to a folder on the IFS.
I have a program that runs with POI 3.12.
I have a statement in the program that creates a new XLSX workbook: h_book
That line is failing with [when using POI 5.2.3 only, it does not fail
using POI 3.12]:
...received Java exception "java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
org.apache.poi.xssf.usermodel.XSSFWorkbook" when calling method "<init>"
with signature "()V" in class "org.apache.poi.xssf.usermodel.XSSFWorkbook"
My feeling is that something has changed in the spelling of the class, and
that is why it can't be found. However, I have looked through a lot of
posts on the internet and all refer to not having the poi-ooxml-5.2.3.jar
file in the CLASSPATH, but it is there.
If I knew what to change I could probably do it. Or, if I had a way to
look in the source to see what the new version calls this class, I could
probably muddle through and get it to work.
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