Read iXBRL Files via Python

Reading financial reports in iXBRL format without needing Microsoft Office installed or any other software.

How to Read iXBRL Files

Follow the steps in code snippet or enhance it as of your application needs for reading extensible business reporting language iXBRL documents. Be sure of having reading requirements within your application.

  1. Create InlineXbrlDocument class Instance.
  2. Pass the name of a valid iXBRL file as a parameter.
  3. To get the inner detail of file, use the relevant classes such as InlineFact, Context, Unit

Reading Requirement

To proceed for reading iXBRL documents, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or Linux based OS.
  • Python 3.5 or later.
  • Aspose.Finance for Python referenced in your project.

Python code to read iXBRL files


Other Reading Options

XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language)