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pyxlsb 1.0.1

Excel 2007-2010 Binary Workbook (xlsb) parser

pyxlsb is an Excel 2007-2010 Binary Workbook (xlsb) parser for Python. The library is currently extremely limited, but functional enough for basic data extraction.


pip install pyxlsb


The module exposes an open_workbook(name) method (similar to Xlrd and OpenPyXl) for opening XLSB files. The Workbook object representing the file is returned.

import pyxlsb
wb = pyxlsb.open_workbook('workbook.xlsb')

The Workbook object exposes a get_sheet(idx) method for retrieving a Worksheet instance.

# Using the sheet index (1-based)
sheet = wb.get_sheet(1)

# Using the sheet name
sheet = wb.get_sheet('Sheet1')

Tip: A sheets property containing the sheet names is available on the Workbook instance.

The rows() method will hand out an iterator to read the worksheet rows.

for row in sheet.rows():

Do note that dates will appear as floats. You must use the convert_date(date) method from the pyxlsb module to turn them into datetime instances.

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