[Tutor] saving .csv file as an xl worksheet

Hugo González Monteverde hugonz-lists at h-lab.net
Mon Mar 6 22:11:19 CET 2006


.xls is a proprietary format used by Microsoft office, and unless you 
have the specs for that format and are willing to implement them (very 
very hard) it would not make much sense.

If you absolutely need that, then maybe a macro in VBA from Excel itself 
may be a better option.

Changing the file extension only (just the filename, not the contents of 
the file) can be done using the shutil module in Python (high level file 


arun wrote:
> Hi ,
>   Can i save a file with a desired extension??
> for ex:  I have a .csv file (test.csv) and i want to save this file as 
> test.xls from a python script.

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