matthew.smith at g2-inc
Aug 1, 2012, 8:06 AM
Post #2 of 5
Thank you guys so much! I am so excited to finally have xlsx so my users
don't have extra steps!
On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Chris Withers <chris [at] simplistix>wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm pleased to announce the release of xlrd 0.8.0:
> This release finally lands the support for both .xls and .xlsx files.
> Many thanks to John Machin for all his work on making this happen.
> Opening of .xlsx files is seamless, just use xlrd as you did before and it
> all should "just work".
> xlrd 0.8.0 is also the first release that that targets Python 2.6 and 2.7,
> but no Python 3 just yet. Python 2.5 and below may work but are not
> supported. If you need to use Python 2.5 or earlier, please stick to xlrd
> Speaking of xlrd 0.7.x, that's now in "requested maintenance only" mode
> ;-) That means, if possible, use 0.8.x. If you have a really good reason
> for sticking with 0.7.x, and you find a bug that you can't work around,
> then please make this clear on the python-excel [at] googlegroups and
> we'll see what we can do.
> If you find any problems, please ask about them on the list, or submit an
> issue on GitHub:
> Full details of all things Python and Excel related can be found here:
> Simplistix - Content Management, Batch Processing & Python Consulting
> - http://www.simplistix.co.uk
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