Writing Excel sheets from PHP
This article gives a few pointers on writing excel sheets from PHP.
Install the Excel sheet writing package

pear install OLE

pear install Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer-beta

PHP Code Example

 // Include PEAR::Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer
 require_once "Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php";
 // Create an instance, passing the filename to create
 $xls =& new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer('sheets/binary.xls');
 // Add a worksheet to the file, returning an object to add data to
 $sheet =& $xls->addWorksheet('Binary Count');
 $sheet->setColumn(0,2,20); //Set column width of columns 0 thru 2 to 20
 // Write some data using write(Row#,Col#,Data)
   $sheet->write(0,0,"orange"); // Row 0, Column 0
   $sheet->write(1,0,"apple"); //Row 1, Column 0
   $sheet->write(0,1,"orange"); //Row 0, Column 1
   $sheet->write(1,1,"orange"); //Row 1, Column 1
 // Finish the spreadsheet, dumping it to the browser

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