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I believe it's time to consult the experts on what I am trying to do...I am trying to take a large text file and write it to an Excel spreadsheet. After 2 days of trial and error I finally got it to work. What I would like help with is on making it faster. In my opinion it is taking WAY too long to write these values to the worksheet.

SCRIPT:

test.au3

TEXT FILE:

aptsource.txt

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Didn't have a look at your script in detail. You could try my UDF (Attention! Alpha version!) and use the _Excel_RangeWrite function to write an array to a worksheet. Or use the _Excel_BookOpenText function to directly read the file into a sheet.

That's much faster!


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Okay, I tried using the _Excel_BookOpenText function with no luck. I keep getting a failed object error on it.

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Can you post your code?


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#include <Excel.au3>

#include <File.au3>

#include <String.au3>

#include <Array.au3>

Global $ext,$slnum = "-1"

Func write($book,$val,$row,$x,$y,$z)

$zVAL = _ExcelReadCell($book,$row - 1,3)

If _ExcelReadCell($book,$row,3) = $zVAL Then

_ExcelWriteCell($book,$slnum,$row,10)

Else

$slnum += 1

_ExcelWriteCell($book,$slnum,$row,10)

EndIf

_ExcelWriteCell($book,$x,$row,7)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,$y,$row,8)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,$z,$row,9)

If Number(Round(($row - 2) / $val * 100)) > "0" Then

$per = Round(($row - 2) / $val * 100)

ProgressSet($per,$per & " Percent complete")

EndIf

EndFunc

Func parse($file,$tmpfile,$book,$lcount)

ProgressOn("AptSource Conversion","","",1,1)

Local $line

If Not StringInStr(FileRead($file),"GOTO",1) Then

MsgBox(0,"ERROR",'This is not an "aptsource" file.')

ex($book,$tmpfile)

EndIf

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"in machine datum : xm=-zb ; ym=-xb ; zm=yb with rotation (0.223deg)",1,1)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Xc",2,1)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Yc",2,2)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Zc",2,3)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"i",2,4)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"j",2,5)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"k",2,6)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"x+i",2,7)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"y+j",2,8)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"z+k",2,9)

_ExcelWriteCell($book,"scan line " & @CRLF & "number",2,10)

_ExcelHorizontalAlignSet($book,1,1,1,1,"center")

$book.Range($book.Cells(1,1),$book.Cells(1,10)).MergeCells=True

$book.Columns.NumberFormat="@"

$read = StringReplace(FileRead($file),"GOTO","",0,1);_StringStripChr(FileRead($file),"GOTO/ ",8)

$read = StringReplace($read," ","",0,1)

$read = FileWrite($tmpfile,StringReplace($read,"/","",0,1))

For $i = 1 To $lcount

$read = FileReadLine($tmpfile,$i)

$read = _StringExplode($read,",")

$x = StringReplace($read[0] + $read[3],".",",")

$y = StringReplace($read[1] + $read[4],".",",")

$z = StringReplace($read[2] + $read[5],".",",")

$read = StringReplace(_ArrayToString($read),".",",")

$read = _StringExplode($read,"|")

_ExcelWriteArray($book, $i + 2, 1, $read)

write($book,$lcount,$i + 2,$x,$y,$z)

Next

$book.columns.autofit

$folder = FileSaveDialog("Save",@ScriptDir,"Excel (*.xlsx)",18)

$book.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs($folder);,"","",False,False,1,2,False)

MsgBox(0,"",@error)

ex($book,$tmpfile)

EndFunc

Func lcount($file)

If $file = "" Then Exit

Local $line

_FileReadToArray($file,$line)

parse($file,_TempFile(),_ExcelBookNew(1),$line[0])

EndFunc

Func ex($book,$tmpfile)

ProgressOff()

_ExcelBookClose($book,0)

FileDelete($tmpfile)

EndFunc

lcount(FileOpenDialog("Open","","All(*.*)",3))

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Sorry, my bad.

I didn't mean the original code which you already posted in #1 but the code where _Excel_BookOpenText didn't work.


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Apologies for taking so long, been busy. Here is my code with _Excel_BookOpenText not working.

#include <Excel.au3>
#include <File.au3>
#include <String.au3>
#include <Array.au3>

Global $ext,$slnum = "-1"

Func write($book,$val,$row,$x,$y,$z,$time)
Local $per,$min[1]
_ExcelWriteCell($book,$x,$row,7)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,$y,$row,8)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,$z,$row,9)
$zVAL = _ExcelReadCell($book,$row - 1,3)
If _ExcelReadCell($book,$row,3) = $zVAL Then
_ExcelWriteCell($book,$slnum,$row,10)
Else
$slnum += 1
_ExcelWriteCell($book,$slnum,$row,10)
EndIf
If Number(Round(($row - 2) / $val * 100)) > "0" Then
$per = Round(($row - 2) / $val * 100)
; ProgressSet($per,$per & " Percent complete" & @CRLF & @CRLF & Round(TimerDiff($time) / 1000))
EndIf
$dif = Round(TimerDiff($time) / 1000)
If $dif >= "60" Then
$min[0] = $dif / 60
If StringInStr($min[0],".") Then $min[0] = _StringBetween($min,"",".")
Else
$min[0] = 0
EndIf
$sec = $dif / 60
$sec = _StringBetween($sec,".","")
$sec = _StringInsert(_ArrayToString($sec),".",0)
$sec = Round($sec * 60)
ProgressSet($per,$per & " Percent complete" & @CRLF & @CRLF & "Time elapsed: " & $min[0] & " minutes and " & $sec & " seconds")
EndFunc

Func parse($file,$tmpfile,$book,$lcount)
$time = TimerInit()
ProgressOn("AptSource Conversion","","",1,1,18)
Local $line
If Not StringInStr(FileRead($file),"GOTO",1) Then
MsgBox(0,"ERROR",'This is not an "aptsource" file.')
ex($book,$tmpfile)
EndIf
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"in machine datum : xm=-zb ; ym=-xb ; zm=yb with rotation (0.223deg)",1,1)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Xc",2,1)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Yc",2,2)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Zc",2,3)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"i",2,4)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"j",2,5)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"k",2,6)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"x+i",2,7)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"y+j",2,8)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"z+k",2,9)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"scan line " & @CRLF & "number",2,10)
_ExcelHorizontalAlignSet($book,1,1,1,1,"center")
$book.Range($book.Cells(1,1),$book.Cells(1,10)).MergeCells=True
$book.Columns.NumberFormat="@"
$read = StringReplace(FileRead($file),"GOTO","",0,1)
$read = StringReplace($read," ","",0,1)
$read = FileWrite($tmpfile,StringReplace($read,"/","",0,1))
_Excel_BookOpenText($book,$tmpfile,3,1,Default,Default,",",2,Default,Default,Default)
; For $i = 1 To $lcount
; $read = FileReadLine($tmpfile,$i)
; If @error Then
; MsgBox(0,"",$read & @CRLF & $i & @CRLF & $lcount)
; ExitLoop
; EndIf
; $read = _StringExplode($read,",")
; $x = StringReplace($read[0] + $read[3],".",",")
; $y = StringReplace($read[1] + $read[4],".",",")
; $z = StringReplace($read[2] + $read[5],".",",")
; $read = StringReplace(_ArrayToString($read),".",",")
; $read = _StringExplode($read,"|")
; _ExcelWriteArray($book, $i + 2, 1, $read)
; write($book,$lcount,$i + 2,$x,$y,$z,$time)
; Next
$book.columns.autofit
$folder = FileSaveDialog("Save",@ScriptDir,"Excel (*.xlsx)",18)
$book.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs($folder)
ex($book,$tmpfile)
EndFunc

Func lcount($file)
If $file = "" Then Exit
Local $line
_FileReadToArray($file,$line)
parse($file,_TempFile(),_ExcelBookNew(0),$line[0])
EndFunc

Func ex($book,$tmpfile)
ProgressOff()
_ExcelBookClose($book,0)
FileDelete($tmpfile)
EndFunc

lcount(FileOpenDialog("Open","","All(*.*)",3))
Apologies for taking so long, been busy. Here is my code with _Excel_BookOpenText not working.

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You can't combine the Excel UDF that comes with AutoIt and my rewrite of the Excel UDF.


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I've tried it both ways, using your rewrite and $book.OpenText method.

-- Note that I have not only tried $book.OpenText but also $book.ActiveWorkbook.OpenText and $book.Workbooks.OpenText.

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If you run the _Excel_BookOpenText.au3 example of my rewritten Excel UDF. Does it work?


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Sweet! That works like I wanted it too! Is there any way to attach the "OpenText" book that is created to the previously created workbook instead of having two seperate books? I've looked around _ExcelBookAttach but it doesn't seem to be what I'm looking for. Of course I'm probably wrong.

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Not at the moment. The Excel method OpenText is only available for workbooks.

What should be possible is to copy the worksheet to another book.


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I suppose what I could do is close the unused book and set my variable to the new book. Thank you for all of your help. It is greatly appreciated!

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I will test how to copy a worksheet from one workbook to another tomorrow.


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How to copy a worksheet from one workbook to another:

#include <Excel Rewrite.au3>
$oExcel = _Excel_Open()
$oBook1 = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, @ScriptDir & "\_Excel1.xls")
$oSheet1 = $oBook1.Sheets(1)
$oBook2 = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, @ScriptDir & "\_Excel2.xls")
MsgBox(0, "", "Copying sheet1 of workbook1 before sheet1 of workbook2")
$oSheet1.Copy($oBook2.Sheets(1))
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I finally got the script to work. Thanks for your help. I have another question that pertains to the same script but this is more of a "want to know how" sort of deal. I'm wondering what makes this work:

dim $Array1[2]=[0,2]

dim $Array2[2]=[7,2]

dim $Array3[2]=[41,2]

dim $Array4[2]=[47,2]

dim $Array5[2]=[61,1]

dim $Array6[2]=[98,1]

dim $Array7[2]=[99,1]

dim $ArrayComplet[7]=[$Array1,$Array2,$Array3,$Array4,$Array5,$Array6,$Array7]

When I run _ArrayDisplay($ArrayComplet) I get 7 rows, 1 column, and no values. I use this in my script but I just want to know how this is working. This came from

#Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Icon=..\..\..\..\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\Icons\au3.ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Outfile=AptSource_Converter.exe
#EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#include
#include
#include

Func parse($file,$tmpfile,$book,$lcount)
Dim $arr0[2] = [0,2]
Dim $arr1[2] = [1,2]
Dim $arr2[2] = [2,2]
Dim $arr3[2] = [3,2]
Dim $arr4[2] = [4,2]
Dim $arr5[2] = [5,2]
Dim $arr6[2] = [6,2]
Dim $arr7[2] = [7,2]
Dim $arr8[2] = [8,2]
Dim $arr9[2] = [9,2]
Dim $array[10] = [$arr0,$arr1,$arr2,$arr3,$arr4,$arr5,$arr6,$arr7,$arr8,$arr9]
$tmpfile2 = _TempFile()
If Not StringInStr(FileRead($file),"GOTO",1) Then
MsgBox(0,"ERROR",'This is not an "aptsource" file.')
ex($book,$tmpfile,$tmpfile2,"")
EndIf
ProgressOn("Converting","","",1,1,18)
$read = StringReplace(FileRead($file),"GOTO","",0,1)
$read = StringReplace($read," ","",0,1)
$read = FileWrite($tmpfile,StringReplace($read,"/","",0,1))
$book.Application.DisplayAlerts=0
$book.Workbooks.OpenText($tmpfile,Default,1,Default,1,False,False,False,True,False,False,"",$array, Default,Default,Default,True)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,0,1,10)
$book.Range($book.Cells(1,7),$book.Cells($lcount,9)).Formula="=A1:A" & $lcount & "+D1:D" & $lcount
$book.Range($book.Cells(2,10),$book.Cells($lcount,10)).Formula="=IF(C2=C1,J1,J1+1)"
MsgBox(0,"","")
$book.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs($tmpfile,20,Default,Default,False,False,1,2)
_ExcelBookClose($book,0)
ProgressSet(25,"25 percent complete" & @CRLF & @CRLF & $file)
$read = StringReplace(FileRead($tmpfile),".",",")
FileWrite($tmpfile2,$read)
ProgressSet(50,"50 percent complete" & @CRLF & @CRLF & $file)
$book = _ExcelBookNew(0)
$book.Application.DisplayAlerts=0
$book.Application.ErrorCheckingOptions.NumberAsText=False
$book.Workbooks.OpenText($tmpfile2,Default,1,Default,1,False,True,False,False,False,False,"",$array, Default,Default,Default,True)
$book.ActiveSheet.Rows(1).Insert()
$book.ActiveSheet.Rows(1).Insert()
ProgressSet(75,"75 percent complete" & @CRLF & @CRLF & $file)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"in machine datum : xm=-zb ; ym=-xb ; zm=yb with rotation (0.223deg)",1,1)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Xc",2,1)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Yc",2,2)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"Zc",2,3)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"i",2,4)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"j",2,5)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"k",2,6)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"x+i",2,7)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"y+j",2,8)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"z+k",2,9)
_ExcelWriteCell($book,"scan line " & @CRLF & "number",2,10)
_ExcelHorizontalAlignSet($book,1,1,1,1,"center")
_ExcelHorizontalAlignSet($book,3,1,$lcount + 2,10,"right")
$book.Range($book.Cells(1,1),$book.Cells(1,10)).MergeCells=True
$book.Columns.AutoFit
ProgressSet(100,"100 percent complete" & @CRLF & @CRLF & $file)
$folder = FileSaveDialog("Save",@ScriptDir,"Excel (*.xlsx)",18)
ProgressOff()
If Not $folder Then ex($book,$tmpfile,$tmpfile2,"")
$book.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs($folder,51,Default,Default,False,False,1,2)
ex($book,$tmpfile,$tmpfile2,$folder)
EndFunc

Func lcount($file)
If $file = "" Then Exit
Local $line
_FileReadToArray($file,$line)
For $i = UBound($line) - 1 To 0 Step -1
If $line[$i] = "" Then _ArrayDelete($line,$i)
Next
$line = UBound($line) - 1
parse($file,_TempFile(),_ExcelBookNew(1),$line)
EndFunc

Func ex($book,$tmpfile,$tmpfile2,$folder)
_ExcelBookClose($book,0)
Do
FileDelete($tmpfile)
FileDelete($tmpfile2)
Until Not FileExists($tmpfile) And Not FileExists($tmpfile2)
If Not $folder = "" Then MsgBox(0,"Conversion",'Apt Source conversion complete!!' & @CRLF & @CRLF & 'New file is located at: ' & $folder & ".xlsx")
Exit
EndFunc

lcount(FileOpenDialog("Open","","All(*.*)",3))
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Array in Array is not recommended. See the end of this page.

Function _ArrayDisplay doesn't know how to handle arrays in arrays.


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Okay, that's understandable. Is there a way to do this without an array in an array?

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Use a two-dimensional array. Something like this:

#include <Array.au3>
Global $Array[7][2]=[[0,2],[7,2],[41,2],[47,2],[61,1],[98,1],[99,1]]
_ArrayDisplay($Array)

BTW: Don't use "DIM", use "Global"


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I tried that in my script but it doesn't work. I've also tried a 3-dimensional array as well.

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      The main selling point of this approach is its simplicity and weight. I mean, look at how much code it takes to work with associative arrays! The demo is bigger than all the functions put together! The other selling point is that we are using Windows' built-in COM object functions which are at least theoretically, fast and robust.
      I've used it many times without issues, anyhow, here goes..
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    • Eminence
      By Eminence
      Hello,
      Is there a way wherein I can access the data from an array coming from an Excel file then have it assigned on to a variable?
      Below is a snippet of my current code. For now, it just reads and outputs the data from the excel file and have it displayed via an array.
      #include <Array.au3> #include <Excel.au3> #include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> Local $oExcel = _Excel_Open(False) If @error Then Exit MsgBox(0, "Error", "Error creating application object." & @CRLF & "Error: " & @error & " Extends: " & @extended) ; Open Excel Woorkbook and return object Local $sWorkbook = @ScriptDir & "\Excel Files\Test Data.xlsx" Local $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, $sWorkbook, False, True) If @error Then MsgBox(0, "Error", "Error opening workbook'" & $sWorkbook & ".'" & @CRLF & "Error: " & @error & "Extends: " & @extended) _Excel_Close($oExcel) Exit EndIf Local $aResult = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook) ; Error Trapping If @error Then MsgBox(0, "Error", "Error reading data from '" & $sWorkbook & ".'" & @CRLF & "Error: " & @error & " Extends: " & @extended) _Excel_Close($oExcel) Exit EndIf _ArrayDisplay($aResult) My Excel file has values from Column A to H with values from 1 to 30, what I desired to do is have the value in "A7" assigned on to a variable. 
       
      Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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