python reading excel thru ADO ?

Simon Brunning simon.brunning at
Mon Mar 14 18:22:14 CET 2005

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 16:20:17 GMT, Chris Curvey <ccurvey at> wrote:
> I've been reading
> , which seems to infer that I can read an Excel file using the ADO
> interface with Python on Windows.  Unfortunately, the usual problem with
> ADO -- connection strings -- is raising it's ugly head.
> Has anyone made this work, and would you share the connection string
> that you used?

Never tried it, I'm afraid.

No, strike that. I'm actually pretty glad that I've never tried it. ;-)

But in any case this might help:

Simon B,
simon at,

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