How to fix Fatal Error PHPExcel: Memory Limit Exhausted while reading XLSX file of 5M
I am facing this problem while reading an XLSX files having 40,000 plus rows and 7 columns having 5MB+ file size with PHPExcel.
The error description is given here:
Can you please suggest me a solution to this problem?
Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 32 bytes) in .....
Thanking you in anticipation.
You can change the max memory allotment via the memory_limit setting, either via ini_set() in the script, or in an applicable config file.
Personally, I'd look for a way to process one line at a time instead of trying to load it all into memory, if that is practical. One way would be to save the Excel file as a CSV file, then use fopen() and fgetcsv() to read that CSV file one line at a time, processing each line individually.
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Already Memory Limit Updated
Thanks for the reply. I have already tried the first solution i.e. changing memory_limit in php.ini But it stil does not work even setting the memory_limit= 512M.
Originally Posted by NogDog
However, I will look for the 2nd solution that you have just suggested using fopen() with CSV.
Looking forward. Hope to hear from you soon.
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