Using PyExcelerator

John Machin sjmachin at
Thu Mar 23 04:41:59 CET 2006

On 23/03/2006 9:01 AM, tkpmep at wrote:
> I have just installed PyExcelerator, and now want to use it to read
> Excel spreadsheets with a variable number of rows and columns and with
> multiple sheets. Unfortunately, no documentation seems to accompany
> PyExcelerator. Does anyone know of a good source of documentations
> and/or examples? The author provides some examples, but these tend to
> involve writing data into spreadsheets one cell at a time.

Look at pyExcelerator's tools/xls2*.py for examples
Look at the xlrd package (which doesn't *write* xls files, but does read 
them tolerably well -- even if I do say so myself -- and has documentation).

What do you mean by "with a variable number of rows and columns"?


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