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Shading a Cell in Excel

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I'll leave it to you to look up the color indexes:

$oExcel = _ExcelBookNew(1)
$oExcel.Activesheet.Range('A1:G1').Interior.ColorIndex = 5

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Here's one way of doing it.

' select the top row A through J
' Set the background color to index #4 (light green)
objExcel.Selection.Interior.ColorIndex = 4 
' set solid background color pattern
objExcel.Selection.Interior.Pattern = 1
' set the text color to index #1 (black)
objExcel.Selection.Font.ColorIndex = 1

This is a VBScript which is easy to convert to AutoIt.

EDIT: BTW, the index colors are here http://dmcritchie.mvps.org/excel/colors.htm

Edited by BrewManNH

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@OP, if you did truly mean TintAndShade, I have never seen it done on a cell; I usually use it only if I am drawing a shape of some sort.


Edited by JLogan3o13

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