Does anyone know if it is possible to read excel files? I've created a php script that helps me at work by processing large columes of text into the correct format, but the next evolution would be to copy an entire spreadsheet row, paste it in a field and parse it from there. However i would need to be able to differentiate the cells in the row.

I've tried pasting excel files but i don't get anything out of the selection when i paste it. Is there a way to maintain cell formatting in terms of code that can be read when each cell has different text?