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Hello,

I'm trying to find documentation about the xlwt (py_excelerator ). I want to change the border of some cells. But the only types that I found is: double and dashed. How to do a simple line and what is the all other border type name?

"borders: top double, bottom double, left double, right double;"


Thank You

Nicolas




here is my code:

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  1. ## Startup Code Begin
  2. import xlwt
  3. from xlwt import *
  4. import string
  5. import os
  6. from datetime import datetime
  7. import time
  8. from time import gmtime, strftime
  9. current_date = strftime("%b %d %Y   (%H:%M)")
  10. ## Startup Code End
  11.  
  12.  
  13. ## Modules Begin
  14. def _size_col(sheet, col):
  15.     return sheet.col_width(col)
  16.  
  17. def _size_row(sheet, row):
  18.     return sheet.row_height(row)
  19.     ## Modules End
  20.  
  21.  
  22. ## Style variable Begin
  23. tittle_style = xlwt.easyxf('font: height 400, name Arial Black, colour_index blue, bold on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz center;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left double, right double;")
  24. subtittle_left_style = xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index brown, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left double;")
  25. subtittle_right_style = xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index brown, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, right double;")
  26. subtittle_top_and_bottom_style = xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold off, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double;")
  27. blank_style = xlwt.easyxf('font: height 650, name Arial, colour_index brown, bold off; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left double, right double;")
  28. normal_style = xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold off; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left double, right double;")
  29. ## Style variable End
  30.  
  31.  
  32. ## Module Add Begin
  33. def print_blank_line(A, B, C, D):
  34.     ws.write_merge(A, B, C, D, "", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold off, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'))
  35.     ## Module Add End
  36.  
  37.  
  38. ## Variable Begin
  39. Excel = xlwt.Workbook()
  40. ## Variable End
  41.  
  42.  
  43. ## Sheet Name Begin
  44. ws = Excel.add_sheet('Test Sheet')
  45. ## Sheet Name End
  46.  
  47.  
  48. ## Column Width Determine Begin
  49. for A in range(100):
  50.     ws.col(A).width = 600
  51. ## Column Width Determine Begin
  52.  
  53.  
  54. ## Tittle Picture Begin
  55. ws.write_merge(0, 0, 0, 42, "", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 700, name Arial, colour_index brown, bold off; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'))
  56. ##ws.insert_bitmap('test.bmp', 0, 0, 60, 5, 1.75, 1)
  57. ## Tittle Picture End
  58.  
  59.  
  60. ## Subtittle Write Begin
  61. # Variable Begin
  62. job_name = "Nicolas_Parametric"
  63. fab_name = "Nicolas_Parametric"
  64. printed_by = "Nic"
  65. printed_date = current_date
  66. # Variable End
  67.  
  68. border_type = ["dashed", "double", ""]
  69.  
  70. ws.write_merge(1, 1, 0, 6, "Job Name:", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left double;"))
  71. ws.write_merge(1, 1, 7, 21, job_name, xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold off, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double;"))
  72. ws.write_merge(2, 2, 0, 6, "Fab Name:", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left double;"))
  73. ws.write_merge(2, 2, 7, 21, fab_name, xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold off, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double;"))
  74.  
  75. ws.write_merge(1, 1, 22, 27, "Printed By:", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double;"))
  76. ws.write_merge(1, 1, 28, 42, printed_by, xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold off, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, right double;"))
  77. ws.write_merge(2, 2, 22, 27, "Printed Date:", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double;"))
  78. ws.write_merge(2, 2, 28, 42, printed_date, xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold off, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, right double;"))
  79.  
  80. print_blank_line(3, 3, 0, 42)
  81. ws.write_merge(4, 4, 0, 42, "Report Name", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 400, name Arial, colour_index red, bold on, italic on, underline on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz center;'))
  82. print_blank_line(5, 5, 0, 42)
  83.  
  84. ws.write_merge(6, 6, 0, 1, "#", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left double, right double;"))
  85. ws.write_merge(6, 6, 2, 7, "Piecemark", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left dashed, right double;"))
  86. ws.write_merge(6, 6, 8, 10, "Qty", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left dashed, right double;"))
  87. ws.write_merge(6, 6, 11, 20, "Size", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left dashed, right double;"))
  88. ws.write_merge(6, 6, 21, 34, "Status", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left dashed, right double;"))
  89. ws.write_merge(6, 6, 35, 42, "Date", xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black, bold on, italic on; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top double, bottom double, left dashed, right double;"))
  90. ## Subtittle Write End
  91.  
  92.  
  93. normal_font = xlwt.easyxf('font: height 240, name Arial, colour_index black; align: wrap on, vert centre, horiz left;'      "borders: top dashed, bottom dashed, left double, right double;")
  94.  
  95. for A in range(98):
  96.     ws.write_merge(7 + A, 7 + A, 0, 1, "", normal_font)
  97.     ws.write_merge(7 + A, 7 + A, 2, 7, "", normal_font)
  98.     ws.write_merge(7 + A, 7 + A, 8, 10, "", normal_font)
  99.     ws.write_merge(7 + A, 7 + A, 11, 20, "", normal_font)
  100.     ws.write_merge(7 + A, 7 + A, 21, 34, "", normal_font)
  101.     ws.write_merge(7 + A, 7 + A, 35, 42, "", normal_font)
  102.  
  103.  
  104. ## File Save As Begin
  105. Excel.save('Test.xls')
  106. ## File Save As End
  107.  
  108.  
  109. #### Start File Begin
  110. ##os.startfile("C:/Documents and Settings/dev01/Desktop/Test.xls")
  111. #### Start File End
  112.  
Nov 4 '09 #1
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bvdet
2,851 Recognized Expert Moderator Specialist
This is what I found in the xlwt source code:
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  1. border_line_map = {
  2.     # Text values for these borders attributes:
  3.     # left, right, top, bottom and diag
  4.     'no_line':  0x00,
  5.     'thin':     0x01,
  6.     'medium':   0x02,
  7.     'dashed':   0x03,
  8.     'dotted':   0x04,
  9.     'thick':    0x05,
  10.     'double':   0x06,
  11.     'hair':     0x07,
  12.     'medium_dashed':                0x08,
  13.     'thin_dash_dotted':             0x09,
  14.     'medium_dash_dotted':           0x0a,
  15.     'thin_dash_dot_dotted':         0x0b,
  16.     'medium_dash_dot_dotted':       0x0c,
  17.     'slanted_medium_dash_dotted':   0x0d,
  18.     }
Nov 4 '09 #2
nicstel
20 New Member
Thanks bvdet.

I have tried all the possible border that you sent me and it's all works. I'm learnig to write on excel file with this module because it's easy to use.

Borders type name: thin, medium, dotted etc...

Nicolas
Nov 4 '09 #3

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