Excel column 256 limit

Michael Ross gmx at ross.cx
Tue Mar 19 15:22:04 CET 2013


On Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:07:54 +0100, Neil Cerutti <neilc at norwich.edu> wrote:

> On 2013-03-18, Ana Dion?sio <anadionisio257 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But I still get the error and I use Excel 2010.
>>
>> I'm trying to export data in a list to Excel
>
> xlrd: Library for developers to extract data from Microsoft Excel
> (tm).
>
> It is for *reading* Excel files, not writing them. To get data
> into Excel use the csv module and create the file using the
> default 'excel-csv' format. Then load the file using Excel.
>
> Creating an Excel file directly in Python is possible, but I
> think it will require use of the Pywin32 extensions.
>

I use and recommend http://pythonhosted.org/openpyxl/ for creating Excel  
files from Python.
No trouble so far.



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