Excel module for Python

Tim Golden tim.golden at viacom-outdoor.co.uk
Wed Jan 12 16:50:31 CET 2005


[Simon Brunning]
[sam <sam.wun at authtec.com>] wrote:
| > No, I don't use MS windows. I need to generate Excel file 
| by printing
| > data to it, just like Perl module Spreadsheet::WriteExcel.
| 
| If you need to write out formulae, formratting, that kind of thing,
| then I think you'll need to write a 'real' Excel file. I don't have a
| clue how to do that - sorry.

I think http://sourceforge.net/projects/pyxlwriter/ will do it;
haven't used it myself, mind you. You need to know that the
magic search term is "BIFF" which is -- for some reason --
the name of the Excel file format.

TJG

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