Python & OpenOffice Spreadsheets

jfabiani at yolo.com jfabiani at yolo.com
Mon Nov 23 20:01:00 CET 2009


Krishnakant wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 11:12 +0000, Paul Rudin wrote:
>> Gerhard Häring <gh at ghaering.de> writes:
>> 
>> > Is there a *simple* way to read OpenOffice spreadsheets?
>> >
>> > Bonus: write them, too?
>> >
>> > I mean something like:
>> >
>> > doc.cells[0][0] = "foo"
>> > doc.save("xyz.ods")
>> >
>> >>From a quick look, pyodf offers little more than just using a XML
>> >>parser
>> > directly.
>> 
>> 
>> Depends on exactly what you mean by "simple" - but pyuno allows you to
>> read and write openoffice spreadsheets.
> 
> 
> Odfpy is a good module and is easy too.
> http://kk.hipatia.net/public/gnukhata/gnukhata-client/ has a deb package
> I built for ubuntu 9.04.
> I can even provide you the distutils tarball off the list (because I
> can't recall the url from I downloaded it, may be sourceforge ).
> Happy hacking.
> Krishnakant

Would you including me in your response.  I'd really like to find a py
module to allow simple use of openoffice.

Johnf



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