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EvilRubberDuck
#include <Excel.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Global $oExcel = _Excel_Open()
lobal $sWorkbook = _Excel_BookNew($oExcel)

$oExcel.ActiveWorkBook.SaveAs(@ScriptDir & "\Resultados_ola.xlsx")

Global $aLastRow = $sWorkbook.ActiveSheet.UsedRange.SpecialCells($xlCellTypeLastCell)
;~      Global $aLastRow = $oExcel.Cells.SpecialCells($xlCellTypeLastCell).Row
;~      Global $aLastRow = $sWorkbook.Activesheet.UsedRange.Rows.Count




_Excel_RangeWrite($sWorkbook, $sWorkbook.Activesheet, "OLA", $aLastRow+1)

_Excel_BookClose($sWorkbook)
_Excel_Close($sWorkbook)

I got part of this code from other topics, but then i read that the Excel UDF changed and now i don't know what code works anymore xD

So I want to get the last row to get written so i can write in the next row. I tried serveral codes that i found in the forum (the ones in comment) but i couldn't get the value no matter what i did. What am i doing wrong?

Thank you in advance

Edited by EvilRubberDuck

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water

The code you posted already uses the latest version of the Excel UDF.
How to get the latest used cell can be found in the wiki.

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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

 

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EvilRubberDuck

If you notice my script:

Global $aLastRow = $sWorkbook.ActiveSheet.UsedRange.SpecialCells($xlCellTypeLastCell)

I already use the code in the wiki. What i want to know is why it doesn't work in my script.

For example if i write after 

consolewrite($aLastRow)

I get no value...

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water

Because you open a new workbook which is always empty.


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

 

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EvilRubberDuck

Okey you are right, but with this new code it still doesn't work:

#include <Excel.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>





            Global $sFilePath1 = @ScriptDir & "\Resultados_ola.xlsx"
            ConsoleWrite($sFilePath1 & @LF)

                If FileExists($sFilePath1) = 0 Then
                    Global $oExcel = _Excel_Open()
                    Global $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookNew($oExcel)
                    _Excel_BookSaveAs($oWorkbook, @ScriptDir & "\Resultados_ola.xlsx", "xlsx")
                    

                Else
                Global $oExcel = _Excel_Open()
                Global $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, $sFilePath1)

                Global $oRange = $oWorkbook.ActiveSheet.UsedRange.SpecialCells($xlCellTypeLastCell)
                ConsoleWrite($oRange & @LF)

                EndIf




            _Excel_RangeWrite($oWorkbook, $oWorkbook.Activesheet, "OLA", $oRange+1)
            
            _Excel_BookClose($oWorkbook)
            _Excel_Close($oExcel)

 

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EvilRubberDuck

I didn't much care for the consolewrite line what i wanted was that each time i ran the script it write "OLA" under the last cell written. But it did help solve my problem because knowing that i had to add ".row" made it work in the rangewrite! So tahnk so much for the help!

_Excel_RangeWrite($oWorkbook, $oWorkbook.Activesheet, "OLA", "A" & $oRange.row+1)

            _Excel_BookClose($oWorkbook)
            _Excel_Close($oExcel)

 

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