Reading a Microsoft access file.

Roger Upole rupole at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 19 00:50:33 CEST 2006


<infotechsys at pivot.net> wrote in message news:mailman.714.1161203760.11739.python-list at python.org...
>I googled for the answer but all the answer seem to imply that you
> have to have Access installed on your system. I have a file that was
> created using Access and I want develop a Python script to
> read the file and produce a report. Can this be done, if could you point
> me to some doc?
> Thanks.
> Wayne
>

Access is just a frontend for the Jet database engine.
You should be able to access the file via database API's
from any system that has the Jet database driver installed.
(which is practically all Windows systems anymore)

         Roger






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