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How do I read an unsaved Excel ?

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akshaypi22

When we first open excel sheet, it contains some data. But with time, user starts editing it (without saving it). Can't be dependent on user to save to worksheet everytime he/she updates a cell. I need to read it. Checking will be frequent, so loading it every-time may be time consuming. 

Currently I am using below code, It does gives result for the first time, but when cell is edited, it gives 0 as output. 

#Include <C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\Include\Excel.au3>
 $oExcel = _Excel_BookAttach("C:\path-to-excel.xls")
$sResult = _Excel_RangeRead($oExcel, Default, "L8")
MsgBox(0, "", "Variable $sResult contains " & $sResult)

 

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water

The user editing the Excel workbook is sitting at the same computer where the script is being run?


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (2018-06-01 - Version 1.4.9.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2018-09-01 - Version 1.3.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
Tutorials:

ADO - Wiki

 

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akshaypi22

yes. same pc.

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water

Then please have a look at my Excel Example Scripts.

Excel Events trigger a function in an AutoIt script.

Worksheet Change Event

This example handles the Excel Worksheet change event when a cell has been changed and sets the color of the cell to red.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (2018-06-01 - Version 1.4.9.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2018-09-01 - Version 1.3.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
Tutorials:

ADO - Wiki

 

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