[Baypiggies] newbie question - automating my reporting tasks
cappy2112 at gmail.com
Wed May 16 20:05:12 CEST 2007
I've recently used this Python package for converting Excel files into
It worked well for my needs, but it has some limitations.
On 5/16/07, Alden Meneses <aldenm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> It does seem that Python is easier to lean than PERL. and I like the
> I have some text files that I download from an AS400 and format with Excel.
> Basically I convert the text to columns then sort and subtotal. The results
> are then emailed to various people and also used in other reports. Haven't
> really thought out how to automate this whole process but wanted to start
> with a project to learn python and go from there.
> I have skimmed throught the python tutorial and now getting into python in a
> nutshell, 2nd edition and would welcome any thoughts or suggestions in
> getting my project off the ground. I've taken programming courses in college
> - C, C++, PERL, FORTRAN, PASCAL, UNIX shell scripting and its been awhile
> since I had to rely on it.
> Thanks in advance,
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