How To Read Excel Files In Python?

gene tani gene.tani at
Tue Dec 13 18:35:31 CET 2005

Anand wrote:
> Hello,
> Can I get some help on how to read the excel files using python?
> from win32com.client import Dispatch
> xlApp = Dispatch("Excel.Application")
> xlWb = xlApp.Workbooks.Open("Read.xls")
> xlSht = xlWb.WorkSheets(1)
> But sadly, I am unable to proceed further about how to read the cells of the
> worksheet of my excel file!
> Thanks for your help and cooperation.
> Best regards,
> Anand
and the online (activestate) cookbook has lots of hits, search on
"excel" "MS office" "CSV" "ODBC" etc

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