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Importing data from excel files via python. I have course syllabli in 4 excel files with 2 columns [date, tue 5/2/2012, fri 5/2/2012, tue 5/9/2012 .. . .] [chapter, 4.1-4.3, 4.4-4.5, 4.6 and ch. 4 test] . . . I want to convert these to weekly lesson plans (#begin pseduo code: converts excel files to weekly lesson plans for 2012-2013 school year; import calendar; open file1:math_4th_grade.csv; csv_to_dictionary(file1); for week40:Nov13-18: get file[1,2,3,4] date_in(week40) -> output to Latex pdf as lesson plan)) Is that going to be more trouble than importing into LibreOffice Base-run report

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  1. anonymous
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    http://www.doughellmann.com/PyMOTW/csv/ is the csv module for python, trying that instead of the excel-python API . . .put all4 syllabi into one file, but they are all different additionally since days have changed I want a way to change all Monday classes in column 4th_grade to Tuesdays, incrementing day+1 either in excel or in python would be fine.

  2. anonymous
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    This seems like what I'm looking for http://stackoverflow.com/questions/ 8085520/ generating-pdf-latex-with-python-script Take your LaTeX document above and "tokenize" the file by placing %(placeholder_name1)s tokens into the document. For example, where you want your class name to go, use %(course_name)s \textbf{\Large "%(homework_title)s" \\} \vspace{1cm} \textbf{\Large "%(course_name)s" \\} Then, from Python, you can load in that template and format it as: template = file('template.tex', 'r').read() page = template % {'course_name' : 'Computer Science 500', 'homework_title' : 'NP-Complete'} file('result.tex', 'w').write(page)

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