opening excel

timmy timothy at open-networks.net
Thu Nov 9 09:46:53 CET 2006


John Machin wrote:
> timmy wrote:
> 
>>Hello,
>>
>>has anybody got any experience opening and manilpulating excel
>>spreedsheets via python? it seems pythoncom allows this to happen but
>>i'm a total newb to it. (i usually work in the unix world)
>>all i need to do, is open the xls files and read values from it.
> 
> 
> If you really mean "read" rather than "manipulate", have a look at the
> xlrd package (of which I'm the author).
> 
> http://www.python.org/pypi/xlrd
> 
> BTW, it's pure Python; you can run it on your unix box if you like :-)
> 
> Cheers,
> John
> 

sweet thats what i'd like to do



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