Jump to content
Wolfiesaxah

Excel Sort Method Attempt

Recommended Posts

Wolfiesaxah

Hi guys, I am using an old version of Excel.au3 which I am not ready to update yet so please help me. The old Excel.au3 does not have any method for SORT. I attempted to create one since i need one but I am getting an error. Here's my sample code:

$oAppl.Activesheet.UsedRange.sort($oAppl.Activesheet.cells(1,5),1,1)

I thought this would work but I get the  

: ==> The requested action with this object has failed.:
$oAppl.Activesheet.UsedRange.sort($oAppl.Activesheet.cells(1,$BidDayColNumber),1,1)
$oAppl.Activesheet.UsedRange.sort($oAppl.Activesheet.cells(1,$BidDayColNumber),1,1)^ ERROR

Any ideas or alternatives on sorting a range without calling from Excel.au3?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
water

The function that comes with the new Excel UDF lookcs like this. Docu can be found in the online help file.

Func _Excel_RangeSort($oWorkbook, $vWorksheet, $vRange, $vKey1, $iOrder1 = Default, $iSortText = Default, $iHeader = Default, _
        $bMatchcase = Default, $iOrientation = Default, $vKey2 = Default, $iOrder2 = Default, $vKey3 = Default, $iOrder3 = Default)
    If Not IsObj($oWorkbook) Or ObjName($oWorkbook, 1) <> "_Workbook" Then Return SetError(1, 0, 0)
    If Not IsObj($vWorksheet) Then
        If $vWorksheet = Default Then
            $vWorksheet = $oWorkbook.ActiveSheet
        Else
            $vWorksheet = $oWorkbook.WorkSheets.Item($vWorksheet)
        EndIf
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vWorksheet) Then Return SetError(2, @error, 0)
    ElseIf ObjName($vWorksheet, 1) <> "_Worksheet" Then
        Return SetError(2, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    If $vRange = Default Then
        $vRange = $vWorksheet.Usedrange
    ElseIf Not IsObj($vRange) Then
        $vRange = $vWorksheet.Range($vRange)
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vRange) Then Return SetError(3, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    $vKey1 = $vWorksheet.Range($vKey1)
    If @error Or Not IsObj($vKey1) Then Return SetError(4, @error, 0)
    If $vKey2 <> Default Then
        $vKey2 = $vWorksheet.Range($vKey2)
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vKey2) Then Return SetError(5, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    If $vKey3 <> Default Then
        $vKey3 = $vWorksheet.Range($vKey3)
        If @error Or Not IsObj($vKey3) Then Return SetError(6, @error, 0)
    EndIf
    If $iHeader = Default Then $iHeader = $xlNo
    If $bMatchcase = Default Then $bMatchcase = False
    If $iOrientation = Default Then $iOrientation = $xlSortColumns
    If $iOrder1 = Default Then $iOrder1 = $xlAscending
    If $iSortText = Default Then $iSortText = $xlSortNormal
    If $iOrder2 = Default Then $iOrder2 = $xlAscending
    If $iOrder3 = Default Then $iOrder3 = $xlAscending
    If Int($oWorkbook.Parent.Version) < 112 Then ; Use Sort method for Excel 2003 and older
        $vRange.Sort($vKey1, $iOrder1, $vKey2, Default, $iOrder2, $vKey3, $iOrder3, $iHeader, Default, $bMatchcase, $iOrientation, Default, $iSortText, $iSortText, $iSortText)
    Else
        ; http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/136672-excel-multiple-column-sort/?hl=%2Bexcel+%2Bsort+%2Bcolumns#entry956163
        ; http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff839572(v=office.14).aspx
        $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Clear
        $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Add($vKey1, $xlSortOnValues, $iOrder1)
        If $vKey2 <> Default Then $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Add($vKey2, $xlSortOnValues, $iOrder2)
        If $vKey3 <> Default Then $vWorksheet.Sort.SortFields.Add($vKey3, $xlSortOnValues, $iOrder3)
        $vWorksheet.Sort.SetRange($vRange)
        $vWorksheet.Sort.Header = $iHeader
        $vWorksheet.Sort.MatchCase = $bMatchcase
        $vWorksheet.Sort.Orientation = $iOrientation
        $vWorksheet.Sort.Apply
    EndIf
    If @error Then Return SetError(7, @error, 0)
    Return $vRange
EndFunc   ;==>_Excel_RangeSort

My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2018-06-01 - Version 1.4.9.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (2018-01-27 - Version 1.3.3.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Similar Content

    • nooneclose
      By nooneclose
      My program has to first search for names in Column D that do not match up with column C. I got that search to work using arrays. It was slow and I could not figure out how to delete them so I just manually put coded the names that do not belong. I found their cell location but I do not know how to store that location and delete it.
      This is what I have so far.
      Local $NameToDelete1[6]  = _Excel_RangeFind($OpenWorkbook, "Smith, Bill") _ArrayDisplay($NameToDelete1, "Excel UDF: _Excel_RangeFind Example 1", "", 0, "|", "Sheet|Name|Cell|Value|Formula|Comment") _Excel_RangeDelete($OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $NameToDelete1[2], $xlShiftUp)  
      Please help, I wanted to have this program done yesterday but I did not see this problem until yesterday. 
    • nooneclose
      By nooneclose
      I need to perform a subtotal in excel and I would like to automate this process using Autoit if possible like always any and all help will be greatly appreciated. 
      I can not find a good example but the two from Microsoft. Here is one of the two from msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vba/excel-vba/articles/range-subtotal-method-excel
      I do not really understand how to translate this into AutoIt, but I gave it a try and here is what I have.
      $OpenRange      = "A1:E200" $xlSum          = -4157 $Added_Array[2] = [2, 3] $OpenRange.Subtotal("B1", $xlSum, $Added_Array, True, False, True) I just need to perform a subtotal on a range based on a header called department, and then perform a sum on the results.
    • nooneclose
      By nooneclose
      How to use _Excel_RangeSort to sort my excel file by three different headers Column A1, B1, and C1 have headers on which I want to sort by. The headers on which I want to sort are department, employee type, and name.
      I still really new to AutoIt so I do not actually know how to properly start this line or lines of code, to be honest. The example code is the best I can do.
      _Excel_RangeSort($OpenWorkbook, Default, "A1:C1", "1:1", $xlDescending, Default, $xlYes, Default, $xlSortRows) I just need to sort by those three headers in that order of department, employee type, and name, plus in descending order.
       
      any and all help would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!
    • ternal
      By ternal
      Hi,
      Recently I have had the need to do a sort and then do a second sort while the item of the first sort stays the same ( double sorting , first on column x then while column x is the same sort column y).
      I did not put much efffort into error checking but so far I did not need it.
      For my applications so far it works perfectly however if someone is willing I want to test this extensivly.
      If anyone has big lists of random stuff to sort could you try this out please?
      #include <Array.au3> ; #FUNCTION# ==================================================================================================================== ; Name ..........: _ArraySort_Double ; Description ...: ; Syntax ........: _ArraySort_Double (Byref $array[, $first_index = Default[, $second_index = Default[, $ascending = Default]]]) ; Parameters ....: $array - 2d array to sort. ; $first_index - [optional] first column to sort. Default is 0. ; $second_index - [optional] second column to sort. Default is 1. ; $ascending - [optional] ascending/descending. Default is 1. ; Return values .: 1 if no errors occured , -1 if errors occured ; Author ........: Ternal ; Remarks .......: Needs excessive testing. ; Related .......: _arraysort() ; =============================================================================================================================== Func _ArraySort_Double (byref $array, $first_index = Default, $second_index = Default, $ascending = Default) Local $temp_value Local $counter = 1 If UBound($array, $UBOUND_DIMENSIONS) <> 2 Then MsgBox(0, "error", "error") return -1 EndIf If $first_index = Default Then $first_index = 0 If $second_index = Default Then $second_index = 1 If $ascending = Default Then $ascending = 1 _ArraySort($array, $ascending, 0, 0, $first_index); you can alter settings of primary sort here If @error Then MsgBox(0, "error", @error) return -1 EndIf $temp_value = $array[0][$first_index] For $x = 1 to UBound($array, 1) - 1 If Mod( $x, 10000) = 0 Then ConsoleWrite("at " & $x & " of a total : " & UBound($array, 1) & @CRLF) If $array[$x][$first_index] = $temp_value Then $counter+= 1 If $x = UBound($array, 1) - 1 Then; do last line here(if last line is not a new item) _ArraySort($array, $ascending, $x - $counter, $x, $second_index);you can alter settings of secondary sort here(don't forget to place line 34 the exact same) If @error Then MsgBox(0, "error", @error) return -1 EndIf EndIf Else If $counter > 0 Then ;at least 2 of the same _ArraySort($array, $ascending, $x - $counter, $x - 1, $second_index);you can alter settings of secondary sort here(don't forget to place line 29 the exact same) If @error Then MsgBox(0, "error", @error) return -1 EndIf $counter = 1 EndIf EndIf $temp_value = $array[$x][$first_index] Next Return 1 EndFunc Kind regards, Ternal
    • Daniza
      By Daniza
      It works fine on my Excel 2007, but after I Emailed My Area Manager he told me after he Enable Macro Security nothing happen's, can someone test this to run on Excel 2016? My AM can't provide me more information 

      Thank You in Advance,
      Please see attachment.
      <snip>
×