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    Randomize search in excel

    I started learning python and was trying to work on a small project for myself. Its just to open an excel spreadsheet then look in one column and then randomly choose one of the cells to print. I did some research and found multiple ways to do it but kind of liked this one due to it being short and sweet. The problem I am having is just when it prints i want it to randomize the selection in one column. So wanted to know if there is a way for me to do it. Thanks all help will be appreciated!!!!

    import xlrd

    wb = xlrd.open_workbook("quotes.xlsx")
    sh1 = wb.sheet_by_index(0)
    print sh1.cell(0,0).value
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