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Error Import excel files to Odoo ["xlsx" file requires Python module "xlrd >= 0.8"]

Othmane Ghandi (Usman BEK)
on 10/17/16, 10:30 AM 1,202 views

When I tried to import Excel file to Odoo, I got this Error message:

Unable to load "xlsx" file requires Python module "xlrd >= 0.8"

Daniele Cortellazzi
On 2/9/17, 6:33 AM

Hello, i have odoo 10 and i have follow the guide but nothing, same error. I have put the addon in /opt/odoo/odoo-10.0/addons/xlrd that contain: biffh.py doc formula.py licences.py xldate.pybook.py examples info.py sheet.py xlsx.pycompdoc.py formatting.py __init__.py timemachine.py Can you help me?

i have to do something in odoo to add this service?


To import Data form Excel Files to Odoo. You should add the xlrd package to Odoo Server, to do so you must:

1/ Download the xlrd package from https://pypi.python.org/pypi/xlrd/0.9.2 (I took the tar.gz file)
2/ Extract the folder and Copy only the xlrd folder from it.
3/ Past the xlrd folder in your server (next the addons folder)
4/ Restart the server.

Why not a simple pip install XlsxWriter?

on 10/18/16, 2:02 AM

* I already executed this command, but the import of data from Excel files doesn't work without putting the xlrd folder in Odoo Server.

* Maybe there is other ways.

* I think "pip install XlsxWriter" is used when you want to print reports from Odoo in Excel.

Othmane Ghandi (Usman BEK)
on 10/18/16, 5:46 AM

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