Excel column 256 limit

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Tue Mar 19 15:44:12 CET 2013


On 2013-03-19 14:07, Neil Cerutti 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.

There's xlrd[1] for reading and xlwt[2] for writing native XLS files.
If the OP needs greater control over things like formatting and
formula-cells, I'd suggest xlwt, as CSV restricts you to shoveling
around the data, not its formatting.

-tkc


[1]
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/xlrd

[2]
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/xlwt



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