Parsing Excel spreadsheets

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 19:48:13 CET 2008


On Dec 30, 10:07 am, "andyh... at gmail.com" <andyh... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Can anybody recommend an approach for loading and parsing Excel
> spreadsheets in Python. Any well known/recommended libraries for this?
>
> The only thing I found in a brief search washttp://www.lexicon.net/sjmachin/xlrd.htm,
> but I'd rather get some more input before going with something I don't
> know.
>
> Thanks,
> Andy.

If you need complete control of Excel, then you'll probably have to
use COM (see Mark Hammond's PyWin32 package). Otherwise, the
suggestions by the others will work.

Mike



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