How to create an Excel app that runs Python?
On Tuesday, 24 March 2020 16:12:00 UTC, Souvik Dutta wrote:
> You might try pyqt5 if you want to make a custom GUI and also if you have
> tha time to do so.
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2020, 4:45 PM <farayao.ds at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have the following scenario:
> > I have created lots of python files that I use to calculate a Cashflow
> > model, when I run these files I get a beautiful pandas DataFrame that
> > contains my final model. My mission is to show this table to the rest of
> > the company in a friendly format ("Excel") and they need to be able to
> > generate this table themselves from Excel, using the Python script I
> > created ("the idea is that they open an excel file that has some type of
> > dashboard and a form that they need to fill in, once they fill it in and
> > press "Go" or "Run" or something like that, these parameters will be sent
> > to the Python script to generate this final pandas DataFrame. Finally this
> > DataFrame needs to be displayed/pasted in the Excel sheet that they
> > initially opened)
> > The problems:
> > The company needs to be able to run this model, but the users, apart from
> > me, use Excel and they can't open up a Jupyter notebook or VSC to run the
> > code. They can't even install Python on their machines (or at least that is
> > not ideal)
> > My Attempts:
> > I am currently using "xlwings" to run Python within Excel, although it
> > requires that the user has Python and xlwings installed and has added the
> > xlwings "Addin", which is not an ideal solution at all.
> > I am thinking about using Dash, I don't know if it is what I need since I
> > haven't looked into it that much yet (I have been trying to make it work on
> > xlwings first)
> > If you have any suggestions on how to do this, I would really appreciate
> > that.
> > Thank you
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I will check that library out, anything special about that library in particular?