Re: Python + OpenOffice Calc

Discussion in 'Python' started by bobicanprogram, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. On Mar 31, 2:47 am, Tracubik <> wrote:
    > Hi all!
    > i'm giving away to a friend of mine that have a garage (he repair car) my
    > old computer. He will use it essentialy to create estimates of the work
    > via an ods file (i've made a simple ods file to be filled with the cost of
    > materials and a description of the work).
    > He's totally new with computer and have difficult to fill the ods file, so
    > i'ld like to create a simple python program that help him to introduce the
    > data in to the ods file via a simple gui.
    > So what i'm looking for is a way in python to insert data in a particular
    > cell of the ods file and possibly to save it and print it when it's full
    > filled with data.
    >
    > the guy is similar to this:
    >
    > 3 fields: quantity - description of the piece bought - price
    >
    > a way to add a new "line" if needed (for a new piece entry) similar to the
    > "add rule" in evolution
    >
    > 1 text field for the description of the work + 1 field for the price of
    > the work
    >
    > and off course a way to insert this data in to the ods file via python
    >
    > Any hints/tutorial/info?
    >
    > thanks
    > Nico



    OOcalc supports a little known feature whereby data can be
    automatically sync'd between the spreadsheet and an HTML table. A
    few years ago I did up a demo of this in action using Tcl/Tk (http://
    www.icanprogram.com/hosug). It should not be too hard to port this
    idea to Python.

    bob
    bobicanprogram, Mar 31, 2010
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