Excel with Python: Working with Excel Spreadsheets from Python

Python 3.7
  • 13 Videos | 1h 22m 11s
  • Includes Assessment
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This 13-video course explores how Microsoft Excel spreadsheets can be created, opened, and modified programmatically from within Python. Learners will review the Microsoft Excel object model, the attributes of the worksheet cell object which can be leveraged to create and modify workbooks programmatically. First, you will review VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) technology, before exploring how Python and its ecosystem of libraries are fast emerging as a popular choice for easy spreadsheet automation. Then you will learn how to use openpyxl (open pixel library) to manipulate Excel's object model programmatically from within Python. Continue by learning how to write spreadsheets by using openpyxl, and examining how existing Excel workbooks can be opened, as well as how new spreadsheet files can be created, and written out to disk. Finally, you will learn how Python iterators and indexing can be used to access and manipulate individual cells, ranges consisting of many cells, as well as entire rows and columns.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    create a Microsoft Excel workbook by choosing from a list of templates
    create a Microsoft Excel workbook using the openpyxl library
    access individual cells programmatically using openpyxl
    access entire rows and columns and manipulate them programmatically
    save the contents of an in-memory representation to a Microsoft Excel file on disk
    use lists and other Python containers to read to and write from Excel files
  • specify rows and columns that always ought to be on-screen as a user browses an Excel file
    filter data in a range based on various attributes
    sort data in a range using different columns and sort criteria
    customize the size of rows and columns to enhance readability
    merge and unmerge groups of cells
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    2m 5s
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    2. 
    Manipulating data with Microsoft Excel
    4m 9s
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    3. 
    Manipulating Excel spreadsheets using openpyxl
    7m 37s
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    4. 
    Accessing Data in openpyxl
    7m 47s
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    5. 
    Manipulating Rows and Columns
    5m 19s
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    6. 
    Writing to Files
    7m 11s
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    7. 
    Manipulating Data in Files
    6m 24s
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    8. 
    Freezing Rows and Columns
    8m 23s
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    9. 
    Filtering Data
    8m 5s
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    Sorting Data
    6m 20s
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    11. 
    Resizing Rows and Columns
    6m 33s
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    12. 
    Merging Rows and Columns
    5m 33s
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    13. 
    Course Summary
    1m 16s

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