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A Python module for creating Excel XLSX files.

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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 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, Jython and PyPy 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)


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