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Hi,

I'm having a weird issue i can't figure out.

When i use _Excel_RangeWrite to outout my array to excel, i get a different value for one of the cells, than the actual array holds.

The code i use is:

Func OutputExcel($array)

Local $oAppl = _Excel_Open()
If @error Then Exit MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Excel UDF: _Excel_RangeWrite Example", "Error creating the Excel application object." & @CRLF & "@error = " & @error & ", @extended = " & @extended)
Local $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookNew($oAppl)
If @error Then
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Excel UDF: _Excel_RangeWrite Example", "Error creating the new workbook." & @CRLF & "@error = " & @error & ", @extended = " & @extended)
    _Excel_Close($oAppl)
    Exit
EndIf
_Excel_RangeWrite($oWorkbook, $oWorkbook.Activesheet, $array)
$oAppl.ActiveSheet.Columns("A:C").AutoFit
EndFunc

I have an array that looks like this:

0|240|12.05
1|170|8.54
2|98|4.92
3|95|4.77
4|81|4.07
5|64|3.21
6|64|3.21
7|43|2.16
8|38|1.91
9|27|1.36
11-20|281|14.11
21-30|173|8.69
31+|617|30.99

However, when i output it to excel, the value for "11-20" is replaced with "44136" ( see image ).

I'm guessing this has something to do with the format of the value, but i can't seem to make it work.

Any idea's are welcome.

 

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What you see in the Excel GUI after entering data (either manually or by the Excel UDF) depends on the format you have set for the cells or by the way the data is interpreted by Excel when the cell format is set to Default.
I assume Execel interprets the data "11-20" as date (20th of November) and 44216 is the internal representation of this date.
Set the cell format for "Numbers" (or whatever it is called in an engl./american Excel version) and see what you get.

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So simple!

I set the format to text, and now i get the values i wanted :) Awesome. I was on the right track, but im a noob when it comes to excel.

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If all problems could be fixed so easily :)


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