pyexcel_io.get_data(afile, file_type=None, streaming=None, **keywords)[source]

Get data from an excel file source

  • afile – a file name, a file stream or actual content
  • sheet_name – the name of the sheet to be loaded
  • sheet_index – the index of the sheet to be loaded
  • file_type – used only when filename is not a physial file name
  • streaming – toggles the type of returned data. The values of the returned dictionary remain as generator if it is set to True. Default is False.
  • library – explicitly name a library for use. e.g. library=’pyexcel-ods’
  • auto_detect_float – defaults to True
  • auto_detect_int – defaults to True
  • auto_detect_datetime – defaults to True
  • ignore_infinity – defaults to True
  • keywords – any other library specific parameters

an ordered dictionary