Python, Unicode, Excel and Web Tesing

calfdog at yahoo.com calfdog at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 7 17:16:18 CET 2003


Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de> wrote in message news:<bofkr9$s1u$03$1 at news.t-online.com>...
> calfdog at yahoo.com wrote:
> 
> [problems with excel automation, reportedly due to unicode]
> 
> (u'Test1',)
> 
> is a tuple, you are doing
> 
> (u'Test1',)[-1]
> 
> to extract the last item in that tuple, which is, by the way, the same as
> the first item (u'Test1',)[0] in this case.
> 
> So you may still run into trouble when you inadvertently try to convert your
> unicode string into a str *and* it contains characters with ord(c) >= 128.
> 
> However, rest assured that Python will spit out a helpful traceback :-)
> 
> Peter

Thanks Peter for the feedback!!




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