Python, Factset, and Excel - Oh my!

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Fri Sep 19 11:49:23 CEST 2008

En Thu, 18 Sep 2008 16:41:36 -0300, Desmond Scott E <scottd at>  

> I'm still a Python novice.
> I'm still attempting to migrate a Python-based process from
> Windows2000/Python v2.4.2 (#67)/Excel2000 to WindowsXP/Python v2.5.2
> (r252:60911)/Excel2003.
> I now have a new "opportunity"!
> I need some help with the step in the Python script that calls Excel and
> invokes the Factset API to download data into a spreadsheet.  I'm
> thinking that this is a Python / Factset API setup issue.  Is the
> Factset API installed as a component of Python?  Or does the Factset API
> exist in Windows and available to any application, like Python?
> Any insights would be greatly appreciated!

What's the Factset API? If you're talking about  
I'm pretty sure you have to install something to make it available.

Gabriel Genellina

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