Excel Validator

Excel Validator is used to validate different constraints of excel column through a Validation rules stored in YAML files.

constraints to be checked :
– Base Validator
– Choice Validator
– Condition Validator
– Country Validator
– DateTime Validator
– Email Validator
– Excel Date Validator
– Length Validator
– NotBlank Validator
– Regex Validator
– Type Validator

Requirements

  1. Python 3
  2. All necessary python libraries are listed in requirements.txt

Script parameters

$ python excel_validator.py  -h
usage: excel_validator.py [-h] [--errors errors] config file sheetName tmpDir

Mark validation errors in Excel sheet.

positional arguments:
  config           Path to YAML config file
  file             Path to excel sheet file
  sheetName        Excel Sheet Name
  tmpDir           Temporary directory path

optional arguments:
  -h, --help           Print help description
  --errors             Print errors messages without generating excel file with errors
  --no-file-size-limit Switch off file size limit. Use with care

Example usage

usage for example/excel.xlsx file


/PATH/excel_validator>python excel_validator.py "example/example.yml" /PATH/excel.xlsx "Example" "/tmp" --errors=true
Get validation config example/example.yml
Validate Excel Sheet Example
Parse Excel file
Processing |################################| 5/5
Found 22 error(s)
Processing |#                               | 1/22Broken Excel cell: C2
Processing |##                              | 2/22Broken Excel cell: F2
Processing |####                            | 3/22Broken Excel cell: H2
Processing |#####                           | 4/22Broken Excel cell: M2
Processing |#######                         | 5/22Broken Excel cell: A3
Processing |########                        | 6/22Broken Excel cell: D3
Processing |##########                      | 7/22Broken Excel cell: F3
Processing |###########                     | 8/22Broken Excel cell: G3
Processing |#############                   | 9/22Broken Excel cell: H3
Processing |##############                  | 10/22Broken Excel cell: I3
Processing |################                | 11/22Broken Excel cell: K3
Processing |#################               | 12/22Broken Excel cell: M3
Processing |##################              | 13/22Broken Excel cell: A4
Processing |####################            | 14/22Broken Excel cell: E4
Processing |#####################           | 15/22Broken Excel cell: F4
Processing |#######################         | 16/22Broken Excel cell: H4
Processing |########################        | 17/22Broken Excel cell: K4
Processing |##########################      | 18/22Broken Excel cell: M4
Processing |###########################     | 19/22Broken Excel cell: A5
Processing |#############################   | 20/22Broken Excel cell: B5
Processing |##############################  | 21/22Broken Excel cell: J5
Processing |################################| 22/22Broken Excel cell: M5

[[Save file: /tmp/errors_2017-04-25_1493102119_excel.xlsx]]
Validation errors store in: [[/tmp/errors_2017-04-25_1493102119_excel.xlsx]]

/PATH/excel_validator>pause
Press any key to continue . . .

Windows user bonus

validate.bat contains example usage (same as in this documentation) of script.
In Windows you can Drag & Drop Excel file on validate.bat script and it should execute validation. Of course you
should change content of this file according to your needs.

GitHub

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