Convert HTML to XLS via Python
Export Excel spreadsheets to XLS format using Python APIs.
How to Convert HTML to XLS Using Python
In order to convert HTML to XLS, we will use
API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for Python platform.
Steps to Convert HTML to XLS via Python
Python developers can easily load & convert HTML files to XLS in just a few lines of code.
- Load HTML file with an instance of Workbook
- Call the Workbook.Save method
- Pass output path with XLS extension as parameter
- Check specified path for resultant XLS file
HTML What is HTML File Format
XLS What is XLS File Format
Files with XLS extension represent Excel Binary File Format. Such files can be created by Microsoft Excel as well as other similar spreadsheet programs such as OpenOffice Calc or Apple Numbers. File saved by Excel is known as Workbook where each workbook can have one or more worksheets. Data is stored and displayed to users in table format in worksheet and can span numeric values, text data, formulas, external data connections, images, and charts. Applications like Microsoft Excel lets you export workbook data to several different formats including PDF, CSV, XLSX, TXT, HTML, XPS, and several others. The XLS file format was replaced with a more open and structured format, XLSX, with the release of Microsoft Excel 2007. The latest versions still provide support for creating and reading XLS files, though XLSX is the first choice of use now.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert HTML into many other file formats including few listed below.