Reading a Microsoft access file.

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

<infotechsys at> wrote in message news:mailman.714.1161203760.11739.python-list at
>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)


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