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Python Excel

Python Excel
This site contains pointers to the best information available about working with Excel files in the Python programming language. The Packages There are python packages available to work with Excel files that will run on any Python platform and that do not require either Windows or Excel to be used. They are fast, reliable and open source: xlrd This package is for reading data and formatting information from Excel files.

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Manipulating Excel files using Python part 2: Writing Excel Files Writing Excel files using Python is quite easy, using the xlwt package. Similar to xlrd mentioned in an earlier post, xlwt allows one to write Excel files from scratch using Python. A brief reminded of Excel files (as mentioned in an earlier post) follows, to help people understand how Excel files work.The program stores data in what is called a Workbook. Think of this as the file on your computer (the .xls). A Workbook can then have one or more Sheets, the little tabs on the bottom left corner usually.

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Python Excel. ython for Excel (PFE) brings robustness to Python scripting for Excel and provides a complete set of tools for building fully featured applications with Excel front end. It is an in-process control of Excel with an out-of-process development and debugging environment. Python for Excel is an open source library distributed under MIT license. Python for Excel mimics VBA in the manner of control of Excel application, simplicity of programming style, syntax and naming of object model.