I’ve looked around for several different xlwt formats for cells, but I can’t find a comprehensive list. Excel provides the following options for cell content formatting: (general, number, currency, accounting, date, time, percentage, fraction, scientific, text, special, custom) Obviously custom isn’t what I want, but what are the formatting strings for all these different options? For example, I’ve seen:
date_format = XFStyle() date_format.num_format_str = 'dd/mm/yyyy' currency_format = XFStyle() currency_format.num_format_str = '$#,##0.00'
Is there somewhere I can get a comprehensive list of those formatting strings? The documentation on http://www.python-excel.org/ doesn’t have much, and the tutorial at the bottom only seems to have dates.
I’ve found a list. I was just being stupid about looking for it.
The GitHub project has a list of number format strings here: