Excel not installed error :/

Hi everyone,

Im trying to create some points with excel in dynamo. I dont have excel installed, but I tried to use google spreadsheets instead and download the excel format. Now dynamo is showing me the error: excel not installed.

Does excel really need to be installed on my computer to read this file, if so why is that?

Thank for your help.

Yes. This is because excel uses a whole bunch of code to read and write the data to xlsx format. It’s just like how you need Revit installed to read Revit data via Dynamo.

Try saving as a .csv instead, as there are nodes for that which don’t require any other installations.

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