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A Python module for creating Excel XLSX files.

Project Description

XlsxWriter is a Python module for creating Excel XLSX files.

XlsxWriter supports the following features:

  • 100% compatible Excel XLSX files.
  • Write text, numbers, formulas, dates to cells.
  • Write hyperlinks to cells.
  • Full cell formatting.
  • Multiple worksheets.
  • Charts.
  • Page setup methods for printing.
  • Merged cells.
  • Defined names.
  • Autofilters.
  • Data validation and drop down lists.
  • Conditional formatting.
  • Worksheet PNG/JPEG images.
  • Rich multi-format strings.
  • Cell comments.
  • Document properties.
  • Worksheet cell protection.
  • Freeze and split worksheet panes.
  • Worksheet Tables.
  • Sparklines.
  • Outlines and Grouping.
  • Memory optimisation mode for writing large files.
  • Standard libraries only.
  • Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3 support.

Here is a small example:

from xlsxwriter.workbook import Workbook

# Create an new Excel file and add a worksheet.
workbook = Workbook('demo.xlsx')
worksheet = workbook.add_worksheet()

# Widen the first column to make the text clearer.
worksheet.set_column('A:A', 20)

# Add a bold format to highlight cell text.
bold = workbook.add_format({'bold': 1})

# Write some simple text.
worksheet.write('A1', 'Hello')

# Text with formatting.
worksheet.write('A2', 'World', bold)

# Write some numbers, with row/column notation.
worksheet.write(2, 0, 123)
worksheet.write(3, 0, 123.456)

workbook.close()

See the full documentation at https://xlsxwriter.readthedocs.org/en/latest/

Release notes: https://xlsxwriter.readthedocs.org/en/latest/changes.html

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