A lot of good answers above.. i just wanted to mention two side notes:
first is that (if it suits your requirements) you can use Win32::OLE
to control excel.
Second is a quick point to meryln
's node "Question" vs "Doubt"
in reference to the phrasing of the node ("I have a doubt in using..."). (and by no means making any judgements based on language usage--i just also, as a pretty much english-only monk, find the word switch interesting; onther than that single word i'd have no reason to believe the node wasn't written by a native english speaker)
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