Calling Excel module functions from python [repost]

Koczian Sibylle.Koczian at Bibliothek.Uni-Augsburg.de
Thu Jul 10 14:56:35 CEST 2003


Mark Carter schrieb:

> In Excel, I have a module named modCSV which has a function named
> SaveSheet(), which I want to be able to call from python. How do I do
> it?
> 
> I've opened the workbook containing the module, and executed the code:
> 
> from win32com.client import Dispatch
> xlApp = Dispatch("Excel.Application")
> xlApp.Visible = 1
> wb = xlApp.ActiveWorkbook
> wbc = wb.VBProject.VBComponents("modCSV")
> wbc.SaveSheet()
> 
> but I get the error message:
> 
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "C:\Documents and Settings\mcarter\My
> Documents\cvs-tree\project\2195\code\temp.py", line 17, in ?
>     wbc.SaveSheet()
>   File "C:\Python22\lib\site-packages\win32com\client\dynamic.py",
> line 454, in __getattr__
>     raise AttributeError, "%s.%s" % (self._username_, attr)
> AttributeError: <unknown>.SaveSheet
> 
> It apparently likes the line wbc = ... , but then hates
> wbc.SaveSheet(). *Sigh*

Try

xlApp.Run('SaveSheet')

That works with ordinary Excel macros, but I don't know about 
VBProject.VBComponents. Possibly this might work:

wbc.Run('SaveSheet').

HTH,
Koczian

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