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SPJ wrote:
I am writing a script which need's to convert an excel file to
csv (text) format. For that I am using the following code:

excel = win32com.client.Dispatch("Excel.Application","Quit ")
workbook = excel.Workbooks.Open(xlsfile)
workbook.SaveAs(csvfile, FileFormat=24) # 24 represents xlCSVMSDOS

I did not have any problem running this script on a windows xp
machine with python 2.5.2 and windows extensions.
But I get the following error when I run the same script on a
windows 2003 server with the same python and windows extension installation:
excel = win32com.client.Dispatch("Excel.Application","Quit ")
File "D:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\win32com\client\", line 95, in Dispatch
dispatch, userName = dynamic._GetGoodDispatchAndUserName(dispatch,userN ame,clsctx)
File "D:\Python25\lib\site-packages\win32com\client\", line 98, in _GetGoodDispatchAndUserName
return (_GetGoodDispatch(IDispatch, clsctx), userName)
File "D:\Python25\lib\site-packages\win32com\client\", line 78, in _GetGoodDispatch
IDispatch = pythoncom.CoCreateInstance(IDispatch, None, clsctx, pythoncom.IID_IDispatch)
com_error: (-2147221005, 'Invalid class string', None, None)
What's that "Quit" doing as the second param to Dispatch?

Jun 27 '08 #1
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