ooolib, reading writing a spread sheet and keep formatting

News123 news1234 at
Thu Apr 29 21:58:10 CEST 2010

cjw wrote:
> On 28-Apr-10 23:18 PM, Kushal Kumaran wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 5:46 AM, News123<news1234 at>  wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm making first attempts to modify a few cells of an openoffice
>>> spreadsheet.
>> Try the xlrd and xlwt modules, and the documentation at
> The tutorial here is beautifully done:
I agree, Reading the documentation you get very quickly an overview of
what can be done.
> Does it fly with .ods files?

It works only with xls, but as OpenOffice can read and write xls this
wouldn't be a problem for me.


I'd like to read in a spreadsheet, perform only minor modifications and
write it back with the exact formatting. this is unfortunately not working.


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