xlrd 1.0.0 released!

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Jun 2 21:57:31 EDT 2016


Ugh, and once again, this time with a corrected title...


On 02/06/2016 18:56, Chris Withers wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Well, I've finally called it and tagged current master of xlrd as 1.0.0:
>
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/xlrd/1.0.0
>
> This release includes the following changes since the last release:
>
> - Official support, such as it is, is now for 2.6, 2.7, 3.3+
>
> - Fixes a bug in looking up non-lowercase sheet filenames by ensuring 
> that the sheet targets are transformed the same way as the 
> component_names dict keys.
>
> - Fixes a bug for ragged_rows=False when merged cells increases the 
> number of columns in the sheet. This requires all rows to be extended 
> to ensure equal row lengths that match the number of columns in the 
> sheet.
>
> - Fixes to enable reading of SAP-generated .xls files.
>
> - support BIFF4 files with missing FORMAT records.
>
> - support files with missing WINDOW2 record.
>
> - Empty cells are now always unicode strings, they were a bytestring 
> on Python2 and a unicode string on Python3.
>
> - Fix for <cell> inlineStr attribute without <si> child.
>
> - Fix for a zoom of None causes problems on Python 3.
>
> - Fix parsing of bad dimensions.
>
> - Fix xlsx sheet->comments relationship.
>
> Thanks to the following for their contributions to this release:
>
> - Lars-Erik Hannelius
> - Deshi Xiao
> - Stratos Moro
> - Volker Diels-Grabsch
> - John McNamara
> - Ville Skyttä
> - Patrick Fuller
> - Dragon Dave McKee
> - Gunnlaugur Þór Briem
>
> If you find any problems, please ask about them on the 
> python-excel at googlegroups.com list, or submit an issue on GitHub:
>
> https://github.com/python-excel/xlrd/issues
>
> Full details of all things Python and Excel related can be found here:
>
> http://www.python-excel.org/
>
> NB: If you would like to become the maintainer of xlwt, please get in 
> touch! Neither myself nor John Machin have much time to drive things 
> forward nowadays, hence the year or so between each release...
>
> cheers,
>
> Chris
>



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