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data type problem in import data from excel file

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Dear All,

I am importing the data from excel file using following code.

connstr = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" & Server.MapPath(strFolderFileName) & ";Extended Properties=HTML Import;"
                conn = New OleDbConnection(connstr)
                Dim strSQL As String = "SELECT * FROM [" & strWorkSheetName & "]"

                Dim cmd As New OleDbCommand(strSQL, conn)

                Dim da As New OleDbDataAdapter(cmd)

Now the problem is if a coulmn vlaue start with a number value like "15" then the other string value like "W15" in that column is ignored in the datatable.

eg. The excel column value     Column1


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