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I have created a python script to open and read information from an excel sheet with libreoffice on linux running in headless mode. This is working fine on 3.4 but on a newer version of libreoffice this is no longer working

The error:
  File "./", line 109, in ReadNewPositions
    oSheet = oDoc.getSheets().getByName( "Excel Sheet" )

Code extract:
    oDoc = StarDesktop.loadComponentFromURL( cURL  , "_blank", 0, () )

    print "oDoc.__class__:",  oDoc.__class__, ";URL:", cURL

    # select the sheet that is called "Excel Sheet"
    oSheet = oDoc.getSheets().getByName( "Excel Sheet" )

Print: oDoc.__class__: <type 'NoneType'> ;URL: file:///tmp/ExcelSheet.xls  oDoc.__class__: None ;URL: file:///tmp/ExcelSheet.xls

It seems to me that the return from StarDesktop.loadComponentFromURL returns a different type between the 2 LO versions which leads to the error in line 109 trying to open a specific sheet.

Did some research but have not found many leads yet. Hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this.

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