Python videos | Python Part 17b - VBA using pywin32

Posted by Andy Brown on 09 November 2021

If you're a VBA programmer, you'll love the fact that you can get at the MS Office COM object models from within Python using the win32com.client module. This practical tutorial shows how to manipulate Excel and Word from within Python, how to translate VBA programs and how to list Outlook emails and download attachments in Python.

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This video has the following accompanying files:

File name Type Description
Useful links.txt Text file Some useful web links
Simple program - Python code A simple Excel VBA program from Python
Simple program - Python code A simple Word VBA program from Python
List of films.xlsm Excel workbook with macros A list of films containing our Excel VBA macro
Outlook Python code Downloading attachments from Outlook
Translated Excel Python code The VBA macro translated into Python

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