Example: Hello World

The simplest possible spreadsheet. This is a good place to start to see if the XlsxWriter module is installed correctly.

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# A hello world spreadsheet using the XlsxWriter Python module.
#
# Copyright 2013-2016, John McNamara, jmcnamara@cpan.org
#
import xlsxwriter

workbook = xlsxwriter.Workbook('hello_world.xlsx')
worksheet = workbook.add_worksheet()

worksheet.write('A1', 'Hello world')

workbook.close()