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WilComm | Excel Spreadsheet Builder

Supplier: Wilkinson Electronic Document Solutions

The WilComm Excel Spreadsheet Builder - an optional software add-on for WilComm - enables business reports to be created in native Excel format from both iSeries (AS/400) spool files and MS Windows print jobs, using all the features commonly available in Excel.

Price Guide: POA

These include cell formatting, formulae, graphs and pivot tables. Once distributed, the report data can be further manipulated in Excel to provide more in-depth analysis as required.


  • Saves the time-wasting transcription of financial data from printed reports into spreadsheets
  • Ensures accuracy by avoiding the transcription errors that often occur when manually typing figures from a printed report
  • Enables distribution of concise, analytical reports to key business stakeholders e.g. summary graphs and tables rather than multi-page printed reports
  • Distribution in Excel spreadsheet format allows further manipulation of data if required
  • Double byte character set capability allows creation of reports in Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages
  • Integration with WilComm document output management suite ensures full automation and production of Excel files in just a few seconds

Key Features

  • Automatically creates Excel reports from iSeries (AS/400) spool files and MS Windows print jobs
  • Correctly formats columns of data using existing cell properties, formulae, graphs and pivot tables
  • Extracts only the spool text data that is required; filters allow fine-tuned removal of unwanted page and column headings
  • Includes or removes fields and lines based on simple rules e.g. do/do not contain certain values; remove sub-totals; avoid blank lines
  • Automatically emails iSeries (AS/400) spool files and MS Windows print jobs as Excel attachments, or files them on network folders (using the WilComm email and file modules)
  • Repositions negative symbols (CR or -) to conform with Excel
  • Auto-duplicate selected report or page heading data into subsequent rows, until the value next changes
  • Centralised storage of Excel template masters allows easy access and sharing with other staff members


Wilkinson products:

  • WilComm Server
  • Email Module and/or File Module

Operating Environment:


  • Windows 2000/XP/2003
  • MS Excel 2000 or higher
  • 512Mb RAM minimum
  • 200Mb available hard disk space


Supports output from both iSeries (AS/400) and MS Windows applications, including MAPICS, BPCS, IMAS, SAP Business One and JDE.
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