Adding Worksheets to an Excel Workbook
tomas at fancy.org
Wed Oct 18 03:34:31 CEST 2006
wesley chun wrote:
> welcome to Python!! i too, have (recently) been interested in COM
> programming, so much so that i added some material...
> from time import sleep
> import win32com.client as win32
> def excel():
> xl = win32.gencache.EnsureDispatch('Excel.Application')
> ss = xl.Workbooks.Add() # add a new spreadsheet/workbook
> sh = ss.ActiveSheet # grab the active sheet of the workbook
> xl.Visible = True # make Excel show up on the desktop
> sh.Cells(1,1).Value = 'Python-to-Excel Demo'
> for i in range(3, 8):
> sh.Cells(i,1).Value = 'Line %d' % i
> sh.Cells(i+2,1).Value = "Th-th-th-that's all folks!"
> ss.Close(False) # close the workbook and don't save
> xl.Application.Quit() # quit Excel
You've got a lot of sleep calls in there- did you find that things
behaved erratically without them? I haven't done any Office
automation with Python, but my DevStudio stuff has always worked a
treat without the sleep calls.
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