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

Othmane Ghandi
on 10/17/16, 10:30 AM 3,189 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"

Othmane Ghandi
On 10/17/16, 10:38 AM

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
on 10/18/16, 5:46 AM
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?

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Asked: 10/17/16, 10:30 AM
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