Delete rows using xlrd?
sjmachin at lexicon.net
Fri Apr 18 23:57:09 CEST 2008
> I want to delete some rows (by creating a loop may be) using xlrd. Is
> this possible,
No. The "rd" in "xlrd" is an abbreviation for "read". It is possible to
read the more basic info from an Excel spreadsheet, manipulate it in
memory, and write out the results to a new file using another package
e.g. pyExcelerator (or xlwt, a bug-fixed fork of pyEx.*).
If you can find in the xlrd README or documentation even the vaguest
hint that xlrd can be used by itself for changing the contents of an XLS
file, please let me know, and I'll reword it.
> if not how do I do that with python? Please help
Perhaps you could read the concurrent thread where somebody with a name
very similar to yours is getting help on a script that uses the pywin32
COM approach :-)
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