[CentralOH] New (to me) library to read and write native format excel spreadsheets
nick.albright at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 15:46:19 CEST 2010
Oh, that's very cool! I've wanted to do that in the past, but only ran
across methods you had to be on windows to use.
Thanks! = )
On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 9:12 AM, Harris, Bryan W. <
Bryan.Harris at udri.udayton.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I stumbled across a new library which I have been wanting for a long time.
> It is called xlrd and xlwt. It allows easy reading and writing of excel
> (xls and xlsx) spreadsheets in a platform neutral manner. In the past you
> could use pyexcellerator and/or orther MS specific tools, but this one works
> without any MS code.
> I have already build xlrd into one of my projects and I'm very pleased with
> it! I plan to add it to a couple of my other projects to allow importing
> and exporting data from excel files. Also, I'm kicking around the idea of
> adding the functionality to pyspread, but that may not happen any time soon.
> Anybody else who feels like doing that, it shouldn't take more than a few
> nights. Hint, Hint.
> I'm sorry if this is old news, but I wanted to share.
> Bryan Harris
> Research Engineer
> Structures and Materials Evaluation Group
> From: centraloh-bounces+harrisbw=notes.udayton.edu at python.org on behalf of
> Mark Erbaugh
> Sent: Tue 9/14/2010 10:44 AM
> To: Mailing list for Central Ohio Python User Group (COhPy)
> Subject: Re: [CentralOH] Advanced Python Book Recommendations
> On Sep 14, 2010, at 10:17 AM, Catherine Devlin wrote:
> Not sure if you'd describe it as "intermediate" or "advanced", but I
> love the Python Cookbook - it really helps your understanding and technique,
> and it's very readable.
> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Mark Erbaugh <mark at microenh.com>
> What are people's recommendations for advanced Python texts?
> Most of the books I have or have looked at seem to spend a fair amount of
> ink introducing the basics. Are there any books geared to experienced Python
> programmers (or all of the people who really KNOW Python busy writing code
> and not books)? Is there a book that you find indispensable when coding in
> Thanks. I have that one. That's certainly a good book and useful.
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