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Writing/Reading an OpenOffice .ods Spreadsheet from Ruby
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This gem   [obscured]  / allows you to read from an .ods spreadsheet but not to write on it.

I need a ruby app to read and write to an .Open Office .ods spreadsheet. The read part is already one in roo so you can get an idea by looking at the source. The writing part is about opening the document, parse the XML (open office spreadsheets are essentially stored by OO in xml).

The script should have the capacity to define columns like roo and be able to have a last row function, to insert a row, fetch all rows, and do the same in saving data.

It should essentially allow to use an .ods file as a small db so it should also have a function to search for a string inside a column.

It should have the least number of dependencies possible to avoid to depend on someone else code.

Requirements: PLEASE READ
- Instant messanger for communication
- Experience with Ruby and you should have a look at roo before applying
- Do not post standard copy and paste applications
- Clear idea on what h...

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Ruby on Rails, Ruby
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