This is a library for developers to use to generate spreadsheet files compatible with Microsoft Excel versions 95 to 2003.
The package itself is pure Python with no dependencies on modules or packages outside the standard Python distribution.
Please read this before using this package: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/python-excel/P6TjJgFVjMI/g8d0eWxTBQAJ
Do the following in your virtualenv:
pip install xlwt
import xlwt from datetime import datetime style0 = xlwt.easyxf('font: name Times New Roman, color-index red, bold on', num_format_str='#,##0.00') style1 = xlwt.easyxf(num_format_str='D-MMM-YY') wb = xlwt.Workbook() ws = wb.add_sheet('A Test Sheet') ws.write(0, 0, 1234.56, style0) ws.write(1, 0, datetime.now(), style1) ws.write(2, 0, 1) ws.write(2, 1, 1) ws.write(2, 2, xlwt.Formula("A3+B3")) wb.save('example.xls')
Documentation can be found in the
docs directory of the xlwt package.
If these aren't sufficient, please consult the code in the
examples directory and the source code itself.
The latest documentation can also be found at: https://xlwt.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
Try the following in this order:
- Read the source
- Ask a question on https://groups.google.com/group/python-excel/
xlwt is a fork of the pyExcelerator package, which was developed by Roman V. Kiseliov. This product includes software developed by Roman V. Kiseliov <email@example.com>.
xlwt uses ANTLR v 2.7.7 to generate its formula compiler.