Validate iXBRL Files via Python

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

How to Validate iXBRL Files

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

  1. Load iXBRL file using InlineXbrlDocument class Instance.
  2. To check validity of the loaded file, so that it must match with iXBRL specification
  3. Use validate method for file validity.

Validation Requirement

To proceed for validating 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 validate iXBRL files


Other Validating Options

XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language)