Pywin32: How to import data into Excel?

Norbert Norbert.Klamann at
Sun Nov 13 19:11:27 CET 2005

Simon Brunning wrote:
> On 08/11/05, Dmytro Lesnyak <Dmytro.Lesnyak at> wrote:
> > I need to import some big data into Excel from my Python script. I have TXT
> > file (~7,5 Mb).
> Have you considered converting your text data to CSV format? Excel
> opens CSV files happily enough, and you could always automate
> save-as-workbook and any formatting you need afterwards.

But there are thorny issues with different locales and number formats.
Excel is also just too clever in recognising dates

All the best


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