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Excel XML UDF v1.-1 [UPDATE 19/10/2012]


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Update :

Optimized whole code, added redim step var.

I had to create Excel files for my needs, but I wondered how to do it because xlsx files are not raw editable; so I searched for a way do it.

Excel can open multiple files type, and the XML is a good way to do it so here it is.

It creates an Excel XML file, with which you will be able to :
-Create Rows
-Create Cells and set it's color
-Set column width
-Set global text horizontal align
-Set XML author
-Set XML creation date
-Set XML compagny

And of course you can easily add features.

Here is an example :

#include "Excel_XML.au3"

$iRow = _ExcelXML_Row_Add()

_ExcelXML_Column_SetWidth(1, 100)
_ExcelXML_Cell_Add($iRow, "Row 1, Cell 1")

_ExcelXML_Column_SetWidth(2, 200)
_ExcelXML_Cell_Add($iRow, "Column width set to 200px")

$iRow = _ExcelXML_Row_Add()
$iCell = _ExcelXML_Cell_Add($iRow, "Cell color red")
_ExcelXML_Cell_SetColor($iCell, 0xFF0000)

_ExcelXML_Cell_Add($iRow, "Excel XML UDF")

$hFile = FileOpen(@ScriptDir & "\Excel_XML test.xml", 2)
FileWrite($hFile, _ExcelXML_Assemble())


And what you are waiting for : Excel_XML.au3
(Previous : 53 downloads)

Enjoy !

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oh, I did not know this one.

Since his does more than mine, I don't see how it can be possible to combine them. Furthermore I make my projects by myself and this UDF must remain simple.

Br, FireFox.

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Awesome, I just realized, recently, all the ways to read/write excel without the app...I think that there could be some major improvements using object microsoft.xmldom...I'll look into this later, but great example.

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IEbyXPATH-Grab IE DOM objects by XPATH IEscriptRecord-Makings of an IE script recorder ExcelFromXML-Create Excel docs without excel installed GetAllWindowControls-Output all control data on a given window.
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all set: '?do=embed' frameborder='0' data-embedContent>>

I'm having some namespace issues...where new cells and rows, when you load a file, include empty namespaces, causing excel to not display their data...outside of that, the basics are there

IEbyXPATH-Grab IE DOM objects by XPATH IEscriptRecord-Makings of an IE script recorder ExcelFromXML-Create Excel docs without excel installed GetAllWindowControls-Output all control data on a given window.
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