Python, COM & Excel

Mike Brenner mikeb at
Tue Jan 21 23:55:30 CET 2003

> There's a better way to get the objects/methods exposed from an Excel COM
> object :
> Look at the help of Excel :
> Programmer information>Visual Basic reference > Microsoft Excel objects
> All you need is translating VB API to Python.

That does not help much with borders or merged cells.

> Think I saw something like this on fr.comp.lang.python (was Tkinter...).

Another type of spreadsheet is a spreadsheet-like interface to a database over the web (dynamic html and svg xml generated by Python), using the <div> operator to provide user mouse-controlled column widths, using Python to execute the database queries and updates in each cell, etc.

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