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hi friends,

problem:
at the time of retrieving records in excel sheet i am getting null values for the alpha numeric values in the excel sheet
example:
one of the field in excel sheet is "n38w"
while printing on the console null value appearing in the place of this field .
connection = DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:odbc:Driver={Microsoft Excel Driver (*.xls)};DBQ=" + fileName);


String query="Select [stock_no],[shape],[size],[color],[clarity],[rap-price],[ttl rap price],[whlrapdiscount],[ttlwhsl price],[retailrap discount],[retail price],[ttl retail price],[cert],[depth],[table],[girdle],[culet],[polish],[sym],[fluor],[crown],[pavil],[meas],[comment],[stones],[certno],[rapcode] from[Fortune Inv$]";
//[whlsprice],,, from[Fortune Inv$]";

System.out.println(rs.getString(1)); Here null value is getting
 
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>i am getting null values for the alpha numeric values in the excel sheet
> System.out.println(rs.getString(1)); Here null value is getting
You can try rs.getInt(1). MS Excel ODBC driver has bug in detecting between numeric values and string values.
 
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