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Status Functionality already exists
Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 13, 2020
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit ICPD-I-58 Excel file format should be supported as source data in the ETL project..

Excel file have to be supported as input and output in DataStage Merged

In Data Stage, Excel file(xls, xlsx) should be supported as input and output.

The reason why we need to use Excel file is one of the client's system is using Excel file ,and that will be input/output in DataStage.

Needed by Date Jun 30, 2020
  • Admin
    Virginie Grandhaye
    Jun 3, 2020

    Thanks for taking the time to submit this idea. It is now visible to all portal users, and we will consider this, in the roadmap, if more demands come.