[Tutor] reading excel and access files

Alan G alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Mon Aug 22 19:57:15 CEST 2005

> hello, can python read excel and access files?


> If so where do I go to read about how this would work? thanks.

You need to use COM to do it, Mark Hammonds book "Python Programming 
on Win32"
gives several examples. But basically COM programming is a pain in the 
and involves lots of trial and error. OTOH If you have ever done it 
from VB
you will know that already1

Alan G. 

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