Walter Prins wprins at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 23:08:29 CEST 2010

On 8 October 2010 20:34, Susana Iraiis Delgado Rodriguez <
susana.delgado_s at utzmg.edu.mx> wrote:

> Hello members:
> I developed a Python module to make a list which contains all the files
> ending with .shp and .dbf extensions, I have solved this already, but now I
> want to write an excel file from it. The file should show the full path from
> the found files. This is the code:
> import os
> a = open ("directorio.xls","w")

Excel (.xls) is not a text format.  What you've written opens
"directorio.xls" as a text file.

If you want to write an Excel format file, have a look at the xlwt (and the
xlrt for reading) Python modules. See http://www.python-excel.org/

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