thanks. I am sure this will come in handy.<br><br>
<div><span class="gmail_quote">On 5/16/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Tony Cappellini</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="PADDING-LEFT: 1ex; MARGIN: 0px 0px 0px 0.8ex; BORDER-LEFT: #ccc 1px solid">Hello Alden,<br><br>I've recently used this Python package for converting Excel files into<br>.CSV files.
<br><a href="http://www.lexicon.net/sjmachin/xlrd.htm">http://www.lexicon.net/sjmachin/xlrd.htm</a><br><br>It worked well for my needs, but it has some limitations.<br><br>Good luck.<br><br><br>On 5/16/07, Alden Meneses <
<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:<br>> Hello all,<br>><br>> It does seem that Python is easier to lean than PERL. and I like the<br>> interpreter.<br>><br>> I have some text files that I download from an AS400 and format with Excel.
<br>> Basically I convert the text to columns then sort and subtotal. The results<br>> are then emailed to various people and also used in other reports. Haven't<br>> really thought out how to automate this whole process but wanted to start
<br>> with a project to learn python and go from there.<br>><br>> I have skimmed throught the python tutorial and now getting into python in a<br>> nutshell, 2nd edition and would welcome any thoughts or suggestions in
<br>> getting my project off the ground. I've taken programming courses in college<br>> - C, C++, PERL, FORTRAN, PASCAL, UNIX shell scripting and its been awhile<br>> since I had to rely on it.<br>><br>> Thanks in advance,
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