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Can connect to my current computer's directory?

Hello, I'm trying to make a word template. I want to pull data from an excel document and input it into a word document. To do this Replit would need to access files on my computer. Can I do that with Replit? Or do I need to download a python IDE? I tried getting the current directory and I'm getting a " Package operation failed" error. See Template.


No. Replit only has access to files that you upload, they can't access your computers file directory.

Idk if this'll work but here you go

Maybe try opening the files in the replit workspace and going to the 3 dots. Click and select upload file and upload the file, it might work


I dont think replit can access computer files... Try opening some application with replit.. you will know. Just test this and say the result :P