What Is poi-5.2.3.jar?

What Is poi-5.2.3.jar?

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poi-5.2.3.jar is one of the JAR files for Apache POI 5.2.3, which provides an API for Microsoft document files of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

poi-5.2.3.jar supports Apache POI components that read and write Microsoft's OLE 2 Compound document format, which is used in early versions of Microsoft Office tools like Word 97, Excel 97, PowerPoint 97, etc.

poi-5.2.3.jar is distributed as part of the poi-bin-5.2.3-20220909.zip download file.

JAR File Size and Download Location:

JAR name: poi-5.2.3.jar
Target JDK version: 9

File name: poi.jar, poi-5.2.3.jar
File size: 2964641 bytes
Release date: 09-09-2022
Download: Apache POI Website

Here are Java Source Code files for poi-5.2.3.jar:


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package org.apache.poi.extractor;

import static org.apache.poi.hssf.model.InternalWorkbook.WORKBOOK_DIR_ENTRY_NAMES;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;

import org.apache.poi.hssf.extractor.EventBasedExcelExtractor;
import org.apache.poi.hssf.extractor.ExcelExtractor;
import org.apache.poi.hssf.extractor.OldExcelExtractor;
import org.apache.poi.hssf.model.InternalWorkbook;
import org.apache.poi.hssf.record.crypto.Biff8EncryptionKey;
import org.apache.poi.poifs.filesystem.DirectoryNode;
import org.apache.poi.poifs.filesystem.FileMagic;
import org.apache.poi.poifs.filesystem.POIFSFileSystem;

 * ExtractorFactory for HSSF and Old Excel format
public class MainExtractorFactory implements ExtractorProvider {
    public boolean accepts(FileMagic fm) {
        return FileMagic.OLE2 == fm;

    public POITextExtractor create(File file, String password) throws IOException {
        return create(new POIFSFileSystem(file, true).getRoot(), password);

    public POITextExtractor create(InputStream inputStream, String password) throws IOException {
        return create(new POIFSFileSystem(inputStream).getRoot(), password);

    public POITextExtractor create(DirectoryNode poifsDir, String password) throws IOException {
        final String oldPW = Biff8EncryptionKey.getCurrentUserPassword();
        try {

            // Look for certain entries in the stream, to figure it out from
            for (String workbookName : WORKBOOK_DIR_ENTRY_NAMES) {
                if (poifsDir.hasEntry(workbookName)) {
                    return ExtractorFactory.getPreferEventExtractor() ? new EventBasedExcelExtractor(poifsDir) : new ExcelExtractor(poifsDir);

            if (poifsDir.hasEntry(InternalWorkbook.OLD_WORKBOOK_DIR_ENTRY_NAME)) {
                return new OldExcelExtractor(poifsDir);
        } finally {

        return null;


Or download all of them as a single archive file:

File name: poi-5.2.3-src.zip
File size: 2479830 bytes
Release date: 2022-09-09


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