[Tutor] Suggestions for output on multiple platforms
Thomas C. Hicks
paradox at pobox.com
Tue Jun 29 14:26:23 CEST 2010
I am a beginner at all this and never expected to reach a point where
people other than myself may have to have access to the output of one
of my programs. My problem is this - I have written a program that
uses xlrd to read a series of xls files and collate and summarize the
data. My original plan was to then write out that data into another
xlwt spreadsheet that could be updated on a regular basis. I was
thinking of adding a page per month as the data is updated regularly.
The problem is that xlwt doesn't allow for very convenient addition of
data to a spreadsheet - basically it has to re-create the whole
spreadsheet each time.
So now I am looking for suggestions of how I can output my data
analysis. I am running Linux but the data needs to be able to be seen
by users of OSX and Windows. I have been reading about GTK and figure
I could output the analysis using that but am not sure it will be
readable under Mac and Windows. Any ideas are welcome!
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