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Create and update Microsoft Word .docx files.

Project description

python-docx is a Python library for creating and updating Microsoft Word (.docx) files.

More information is available in the python-docx documentation.

Release History

0.8.2 (2015-02-16)

  • Fix #94: picture prints at wrong size when scaled

  • Extract docx.document.Document object from DocumentPart

    Refactor docx.Document from an object into a factory function for new docx.document.Document object. Extract methods from prior docx.Document and to form the new API class and retire docx.Document class.

  • Migrate Document.numbering_part to DocumentPart.numbering_part. The numbering_part property is not part of the published API and is an interim internal feature to be replaced in a future release, perhaps with something like Document.numbering_definitions. In the meantime, it can now be accessed using Document.part.numbering_part.

0.8.1 (2015-02-10)

  • Fix #140: Warning triggered on Document.add_heading/table()

0.8.0 (2015-02-08)

  • Add styles. Provides general capability to access and manipulate paragraph, character, and table styles.
  • Add ParagraphFormat object, accessible on Paragraph.paragraph_format, and providing the following paragraph formatting properties:
    • paragraph alignment (justfification)
    • space before and after paragraph
    • line spacing
    • indentation
    • keep together, keep with next, page break before, and widow control
  • Add Font object, accessible on Run.font, providing character-level formatting including:
    • typeface (e.g. ‘Arial’)
    • point size
    • underline
    • italic
    • bold
    • superscript and subscript

The following issues were retired:

  • Add feature #56: superscript/subscript
  • Add feature #67: lookup style by UI name
  • Add feature #98: Paragraph indentation
  • Add feature #120: Document.styles

Backward incompatibilities now returns a Style object. Previously it returned the style name as a string. The name can now be retrieved using the property, for example,

0.7.6 (2014-12-14)

  • Add feature #69: Table.alignment
  • Add feature #29: Document.core_properties

0.7.5 (2014-11-29)

  • Add feature #65: _Cell.merge()

0.7.4 (2014-07-18)

  • Add feature #45: _Cell.add_table()
  • Add feature #76: _Cell.add_paragraph()
  • Add _Cell.tables property (read-only)

0.7.3 (2014-07-14)

  • Add Table.autofit
  • Add feature #46: _Cell.width

0.7.2 (2014-07-13)

  • Fix: Word does not interpret <w:cr/> as line feed

0.7.1 (2014-07-11)

  • Add feature #14: Run.add_picture()

0.7.0 (2014-06-27)

  • Add feature #68: Paragraph.insert_paragraph_before()
  • Add feature #51: Paragraph.alignment (read/write)
  • Add feature #61: Paragraph.text setter
  • Add feature #58: Run.add_tab()
  • Add feature #70: Run.clear()
  • Add feature #60: Run.text setter
  • Add feature #39: Run.text and Paragraph.text interpret ‘n’ and ‘t’ chars

0.6.0 (2014-06-22)

  • Add feature #15: section page size
  • Add feature #66: add section
  • Add page margins and page orientation properties on Section
  • Major refactoring of oxml layer

0.5.3 (2014-05-10)

  • Add feature #19: Run.underline property

0.5.2 (2014-05-06)

  • Add feature #17: character style

0.5.1 (2014-04-02)

  • Fix issue #23, Document.add_picture() raises ValueError when document contains VML drawing.

0.5.0 (2014-03-02)

  • Add 20 tri-state properties on Run, including all-caps, double-strike, hidden, shadow, small-caps, and 15 others.

0.4.0 (2014-03-01)

  • Advance from alpha to beta status.
  • Add pure-python image header parsing; drop Pillow dependency

0.3.0a5 (2014-01-10)

  • Hotfix: issue #4, Document.add_picture() fails on second and subsequent images.

0.3.0a4 (2014-01-07)

  • Complete Python 3 support, tested on Python 3.3

0.3.0a3 (2014-01-06)

  • Fix error on some Windows installs

0.3.0a1 (2014-01-05)

  • Full object-oriented rewrite
  • Feature-parity with prior version
  • text: add paragraph, run, text, bold, italic
  • table: add table, add row, add column
  • styles: specify style for paragraph, table
  • picture: add inline picture, auto-scaling
  • breaks: add page break
  • tests: full pytest and behave-based 2-layer test suite

0.3.0dev1 (2013-12-14)

  • Round-trip .docx file, preserving all parts and relationships
  • Load default “template” .docx on open with no filename
  • Open from stream and save to stream (file-like object)
  • Add paragraph at and of document

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