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EXAMPLE: XLS , MDB from scratch with ADOX

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A one user ask about Creating XLS file with ADO.

 

This was interesting to me so I use uncle google and find this:

https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/visual-basic-customization/ado-connection-create-file-excel/td-p/1675928

EDIT: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675849(v=vs.85).aspx

 

How you can read in this mentioned above link, This is not posible with ADO but quite easy with ADOX.

Here is AutoIt example:

;~ https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/visual-basic-customization/ado-connection-create-file-excel/td-p/1675928
;~ https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675849(v=vs.85).aspx

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters=-d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w- 4 -w 5 -w 6 -w 7

Global Const $ADO_adInteger = 3
Global Const $ADO_adVarWChar = 202

#include <Array.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

_Example()

Func _Example()
    ; Error monitoring. This will trap all COM errors while alive.
    ; This particular object is declared as local, meaning after the function returns it will not exist.
    Local $oErrorHandler = ObjEvent("AutoIt.Error", "_ErrFunc")
    #forceref $oErrorHandler

    Local $oConnection = ObjCreate('ADODB.Connection')
    Local $oCatalog = ObjCreate('ADOX.Catalog')
    Local $oTable = ObjCreate('ADOX.Table')
    ; Local $oColumn = ObjCreate('ADOX.Column')

    $oConnection.open("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & "Data Source=" & @ScriptDir & '\ADOX_EXAMPLE__MyContacts.xls' & ";Extended Properties=Excel 8.0")
    $oCatalog.ActiveConnection = $oConnection

    With $oTable
        .Name = "MyContacts"
        .ParentCatalog = $oCatalog
        
        ; Create fields and append them to the new Table object.
        .Columns.Append("ContactId", $ADO_adInteger)
        .Columns.Append("CustomerID", $ADO_adVarWChar, 16)
        
        ; Make the ContactId column and auto incrementing column
        .Columns("ContactId").Properties("AutoIncrement") = True
                
        ; Create fields and append them to the new Table object.
        .Columns.Append("FirstName", $ADO_adVarWChar, 80)
        .Columns.Append("LastName", $ADO_adVarWChar, 80)
        .Columns.Append("Phone", $ADO_adVarWChar, 20)
        .Columns.Append("Notes", $ADO_adVarWChar)
    EndWith

    $oCatalog.Tables.Append($oTable)

    ;Clean up
    $oConnection.Close

    $oConnection = Null
    ; $oColumn = Null
    $oTable = Null
    $oCatalog = Null
EndFunc    ;==>_Example


; User's COM error function. Will be called if COM error occurs
Func _ErrFunc($oError)
    ; Do anything here.
    ConsoleWrite(@ScriptName & " (" & $oError.scriptline & ") : ==> COM Error intercepted !" & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.number is: " & @TAB & @TAB & "0x" & Hex($oError.number) & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.windescription:" & @TAB & $oError.windescription & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.description is: " & @TAB & $oError.description & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.source is: " & @TAB & @TAB & $oError.source & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.helpfile is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpfile & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.helpcontext is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpcontext & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.lastdllerror is: " & @TAB & $oError.lastdllerror & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.scriptline is: " & @TAB & $oError.scriptline & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.retcode is: " & @TAB & "0x" & Hex($oError.retcode) & @CRLF & @CRLF)
EndFunc    ;==>_ErrFunc

 

Have fun,
mLipok

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Some time ago I asked on the forum: how to make SQL Schema comparison of the two databases.
Now Thanks to ADOX I think this is possible to enumerate each DB element and store information about it to XML file.
In that case this will be easy to compare 2 separate XML files at least with WinMerge.
I hope that before the beginning of summer I can do it.

EDIT:
Reference:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms254934(v=vs.110).aspx

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc668760(v=vs.110).aspx

 

EDIT2:

Save Recordsets To/Load Recordsets From XML Files Using ADO 2.5:
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.asp?ID=312

http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.asp?ID=1204

Persisting Records in XML Format
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms681538(v=vs.85).aspx

Saving to the XML DOM Object
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675954(v=vs.85).aspx


Schema Section
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675943(v=vs.85).aspx

 

Hierarchical Recordsets in XML
https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms676166(v=vs.85).aspx

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Here is new version of this example. Now also with MS ACCESS file:

;~ https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/visual-basic-customization/ado-connection-create-file-excel/td-p/1675928
;~ https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms675849(v=vs.85).aspx

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters=-d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w- 4 -w 5 -w 6 -w 7

Global Const $ADO_adInteger = 3
Global Const $ADO_adVarWChar = 202
Global Const $ADOX_adPermObjTable = 1 ; The object is a table.
Global Const $ADOX_adAccessRevoke = 4 ; Any explicit access rights of the group or user will be revoked.
Global Const $ADOX_adRightFull = 268435456 ;            (&H10000000)The user or group has all permissions on the object.

#include <Array.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

_Example_XLS()
_Example_ACCESS()

Func _Example_XLS()
    ; Error monitoring. This will trap all COM errors while alive.
    ; This particular object is declared as local, meaning after the function returns it will not exist.
    Local $oErrorHandler = ObjEvent("AutoIt.Error", "_ErrFunc")
    #forceref $oErrorHandler

    Local $oConnection = ObjCreate('ADODB.Connection')
    Local $oCatalog = ObjCreate('ADOX.Catalog')
    Local $oTable = ObjCreate('ADOX.Table')
    ; Local $oColumn = ObjCreate('ADOX.Column')

    $oConnection.open("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;" & "Data Source=" & @ScriptDir & '\ADOX_Example_XLS__MyContacts.xls' & ";Extended Properties=Excel 8.0")
    $oCatalog.ActiveConnection = $oConnection

    With $oTable
        .Name = "MyContacts"
        .ParentCatalog = $oCatalog

        ; Create fields and append them to the new Table object.
        .Columns.Append("ContactId", $ADO_adInteger)
        .Columns.Append("CustomerID", $ADO_adVarWChar, 16)

        ; Make the ContactId column and auto incrementing column
        .Columns("ContactId").Properties("AutoIncrement") = True

        ; Create fields and append them to the new Table object.
        .Columns.Append("FirstName", $ADO_adVarWChar, 80)
        .Columns.Append("LastName", $ADO_adVarWChar, 80)
        .Columns.Append("Phone", $ADO_adVarWChar, 20)
        .Columns.Append("Notes", $ADO_adVarWChar)
    EndWith

    $oCatalog.Tables.Append($oTable)

    ;Clean up
    $oConnection.Close

    $oConnection = Null
    ; $oColumn = Null
    $oTable = Null
    $oCatalog = Null
EndFunc   ;==>_Example_XLS

Func _Example_ACCESS()
    ; Error monitoring. This will trap all COM errors while alive.
    ; This particular object is declared as local, meaning after the function returns it will not exist.
    Local $oErrorHandler = ObjEvent("AutoIt.Error", "_ErrFunc")
    #forceref $oErrorHandler

    ; https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms680934(v=vs.85).aspx
    Local $oCatalog = ObjCreate('ADOX.Catalog')
    Local $oTable = ObjCreate('ADOX.Table')
    ; Local $oColumn = ObjCreate('ADOX.Column')

    FileDelete('Example_from_AutoIt.mdb')
;~  Local $sConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb)};Data Source=Example_from_AutoIt.mdb"
;~  Local $sConnectionString = "Driver={Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb)};Data Source=Example_from_AutoIt.mdb"
;~  Local $sConnectionString = "Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=Example_from_AutoIt.mdb"
    Local $sConnectionString = "Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=Example_from_AutoIt.mdb"
    Local $oConnection = $oCatalog.Create($sConnectionString)
    With $oTable
        .Name = "MyContacts"
        .ParentCatalog = $oCatalog

        ; Create fields and append them to the new Table object.
        .Columns.Append("ContactId", $ADO_adInteger)
        .Columns.Append("CustomerID", $ADO_adVarWChar, 16)

        ; Make the ContactId column and auto incrementing column
        .Columns("ContactId").Properties("AutoIncrement") = True

        ; Create fields and append them to the new Table object.
        .Columns.Append("FirstName", $ADO_adVarWChar, 80)
        .Columns.Append("LastName", $ADO_adVarWChar, 80)
        .Columns.Append("Phone", $ADO_adVarWChar, 20)
        .Columns.Append("Notes", $ADO_adVarWChar)
    EndWith

    $oCatalog.Tables.Append($oTable)

    #Region something not working here yet - work in progress
    ; Groups and Users Append, ChangePassword Methods Example (VB)
    ; https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms678350(v=vs.85).aspx
;~  Local $oUser = ObjCreate('ADOX.User')
;~  $oUser.Name = 'AutoIt'
;~  $oUser.ChangePassword("", "Forum")
;~  Local $oUsers_coll = $oCatalog.Users
;~  $oUsers_coll.Refresh()
;~  MsgBox(0, '', $oUsers_coll.Count)
;~  $oCatalog.Groups.Append("Accounting")
;~  $oCatalog.Users.Append("AutoIt2","Forum")

    ; GetPermissions and SetPermissions Methods Example (VB)
    ; https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms677537(v=vs.85).aspx
;~  $oCatalog.Users("AutoIt").SetPermissions("MyContacts", $ADOX_adPermObjTable, $ADOX_adAccessRevoke, $ADOX_adRightFull)
    #EndRegion something not working here yet - work in progress

    ;Clean up
    $oConnection.Close

    $oConnection = Null
    $oTable = Null
    $oCatalog = Null
EndFunc   ;==>_Example_ACCESS

; User's COM error function. Will be called if COM error occurs
Func _ErrFunc($oError)
    ; Do anything here.
    ConsoleWrite(@ScriptName & " (" & $oError.scriptline & ") : ==> COM Error intercepted !" & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.number is: " & @TAB & @TAB & "0x" & Hex($oError.number) & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.windescription:" & @TAB & $oError.windescription & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.description is: " & @TAB & $oError.description & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.source is: " & @TAB & @TAB & $oError.source & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.helpfile is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpfile & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.helpcontext is: " & @TAB & $oError.helpcontext & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.lastdllerror is: " & @TAB & $oError.lastdllerror & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.scriptline is: " & @TAB & $oError.scriptline & @CRLF & _
            @TAB & "err.retcode is: " & @TAB & "0x" & Hex($oError.retcode) & @CRLF & @CRLF)
EndFunc   ;==>_ErrFunc

 


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Wiki: Expand your knowledge - AutoIt Wiki * Collection of User Defined Functions * How to use HelpFile * Good coding practices in AutoIt * 

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      #include <File.au3> #include <WinAPIFiles.au3> ;Required 7-zip Global $Path7z = @ProgramFilesDir & "\7-Zip" If Not FileExists($Path7z & "\7z.exe") Then MsgBox(16, "", "7z.exe not found in path " & $Path7z) Exit EndIf Global $bFileOpen Global $sFileRead ;Global $sOldImg = "C:\Users\MyUserName\Documents\MyImageFolder" ;Global $sNewImg = "C:\Users\ANOTHERUSERNAME\Documents\AnotherImageFolder" Global $sOldImg = "C:\Users\MyUserName\Documents\MyImageFolder\My%20Image1.png" Global $sNewImg = "C:\Users\ANOTHERUSERNAME\Documents\AnotherImageFolder\My%20Image1.png" Global $sFileSelectFolder = FileSelectFolder("Directory to change excel image paths", "") Global $sTempDir = @ScriptDir & "\TempDir" Global $sFileCoreXml = $sTempDir & "\docProps\core.xml" If FileExists($sTempDir) Then DirRemove($sTempDir, $DIR_REMOVE) ;Look for excel files in selected directory and subdirectories Global $aFileList = _FileListToArrayRec($sFileSelectFolder, "*.xls*", $FLTAR_FILES, $FLTAR_RECUR, $FLTAR_NOSORT, $FLTAR_FULLPATH) If Not @error Then For $i = 1 To $aFileList[0] ;Discard some kind of temp files (locked files from antivirus?) If StringLeft($aFileList[$i], 1) = "~" Then ContinueLoop $bFileOpen = _WinAPI_FileInUse($aFileList[$i]) If $bFileOpen = 0 Then ;use x command to keep the folder stucture, -aoa Overwrite All existing files without prompt, use -r to unzip the subfolders from the zip file RunWait('"' & $Path7z & '\7z.exe" x -aoa -r -y "' & $aFileList[$i] & '" -o"' & $sTempDir & '"', $Path7z, @SW_HIDE) If FileExists($sFileCoreXml) Then $sFileRead = FileRead($sFileCoreXml) If __ReplaceImagePaths($sTempDir, $sOldImg, $sNewImg) = 1 Then Consolewrite("--> Image path replaced in file: " & $aFileList[$i] & @CRLF) EndIf ;Help File 7-zip.chm 'Switch can be used in any place in command line' RunWait('"' & $Path7z & '\7z.exe" a -r -tzip -y "' & $aFileList[$i] & '" "' & $sTempDir & '\*"', $Path7z, @SW_HIDE) Else If FileExists($sTempDir & "\EncryptedPackage") Then Consolewrite("Error password protected file: " & $aFileList[$i] & @CRLF) EndIf DirRemove($sTempDir, $DIR_REMOVE) Else Consolewrite("Error Locked file: " & $aFileList[$i] & @CRLF) EndIf Next Else MsgBox(16, "Error", "No excel files were found in the folder") EndIf Func __ReplaceImagePaths($sTempDir, $sFind, $sReplace) ;List all files with .xml.rels extension in the directory \xl\drawings\_rels Local $aFileListDrw = _FileListToArray($sTempDir & "\xl\drawings\_rels", "*.xml.rels", 1, True) If @error = 1 Then ;MsgBox (0, "", "Path was invalid") SplashTextOn("Title", "Path was invalid", -1, -1, -1, -1, 1, "", 24) Sleep(2000) SplashOff() Exit EndIf If @error = 4 Then ;MsgBox (0, "No files", "No files were found") SplashTextOn("Title", "No files were found", -1, -1, -1, -1, 1, "", 24) Sleep(2000) SplashOff() Exit EndIf Local $iRetval ;Loop through the array For $i = 1 To $aFileListDrw[0] $iRetval = _ReplaceStringInFile($aFileListDrw[$i], $sFind, $sReplace) Next If Not $iRetval = -1 Then Return 1 EndFunc  
      Some references:
      https://stackoverflow.com/questions/37145369/change-path-to-picture-links-in-excel http://www.jkp-ads.com/Articles/Excel2007FileFormat.asp EDITED:
      Note: it seems that if User Account Control (UAC) is enabled then 7zip is unable to overwrite the destination file (using the same name).
      In this case, a possible solution would be to rename the original excel file before (see _PathSplit in help file).
      In my case i prefer just to disable UAC
    • By Hermes
      My _Excel_RangeCopyPaste is not working as intended. What I am trying to accomplish is copy the range B:E using _Excel_RangeCopyPaste in the first row and repeat the same for row 2 and so on.
      ;Skip from reading header columns Local $Skipline = 0 ;0==> first line Local $temprf For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray2) - 1 If $Skipline = $i Then ContinueLoop $temprf &= $aArray2[$i] _Excel_RangeCopyPaste($oWorkbook.Activesheet, $oRange) Local $oTest = _WD_FindElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "PasteButton") ;This button will paste values from the Clipboard once clicked _WD_ElementAction($sSession, $oTest, 'click')) Next Here's the full code:
      #Include <Chrome.au3> #Include <wd_core.au3> #Include <wd_helper.au3> #Include <WinHttp.au3> #include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> #include <IE.au3> #include <Array.au3> #include <Excel.au3> Local $sDesiredCapabilities, $sSession SetupChrome() _WD_Startup() $sSession = _WD_CreateSession($sDesiredCapabilities) _WD_LoadWait($sSession) _WD_Navigate($sSession, "test.html") Local $oAppl = _Excel_Open() Local $sWorkbook = "test.xlsx" Local $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oAppl, $sWorkbook) ;open excel and pass both parameters Local $aArray2 = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook,Default,$oWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Usedrange.Columns("A:A")) Local $oRange = $oWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Range("B:E") ;Skip from reading header columns Local $Skipline = 0 ;0==> first line Local $temprf For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray2) - 1 If $Skipline = $i Then ContinueLoop $temprf &= $aArray2[$i] _Excel_RangeCopyPaste($oWorkbook.Activesheet, $oRange) Local $oTest = _WD_FindElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByCSSSelector, "PasteButton") ;This button will paste values from the Clipboard once clicked _WD_ElementAction($sSession, $oTest, 'click')) Next _WD_Shutdown() Func SetupChrome() _WD_Option('Driver', 'chromedriver.exe') _WD_Option('Port', 9515) _WD_Option('DriverParams', '--log-path="' & @ScriptDir & '\chrome.log"') Return '{"capabilities":{"alwaysMatch":{"goog:chromeOptions":{"w3c":true,' & _ '"excludeSwitches":["enable-automation"],"useAutomationExtension":false}}}}' EndFunc ;==>SetupChrome For the first row I am trying to copy just B:E with the following info
      Apple Banana Orange Mango and then repeat for row 2, row 3, etc. I've attached the spreadhseet.
      test.xlsxI have also attached the excel file for reference.
    • By Rskm
      Hi, My autoit program generates excel output file.  How do i set the author name for this excel file. thanks
    • By Hermes
      I have an html table that displays data along with an excel spreadsheet that has the same data as the html table. I am wanting to only match the Title column in my html table with the Title column in my Excel spreadsheet. If the titles match, click on the Edit hyperlink and continue to loop to next row. The issue I'm experience is its not matching correctly. So far  i've written the codes below:
      <table border="1" class="test"> <tr> <th> UniqueID</th> <th> Title</th> <th> UserID</th> <th> Address</th> <th> Gender </th> </tr> <tr> <td> 1 </td> <td> Title1 </td> <td> 12345 </td> <td> Manila </td> <td> <span> Male </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center" colspan="5"> <a href="#" class="testlink">Edit</a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> 2 </td> <td> Title2 </td> <td> 67891 </td> <td> Valenzuela </td> <td> <span> Female </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center" colspan="5" > <a href="#" class="testlink">Edit</a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> 3 </td> <td> Title3 </td> <td> 88888 </td> <td> Ohio </td> <td> <span> Male </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center" colspan="5" > <a href="#" class="testlink">Edit</a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> 4 </td> <td> Title4 </td> <td> 77777 </td> <td> California </td> <td> <span> Female </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center" colspan="5" > <a href="#" class="testlink">Edit</a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> 5 </td> <td> Title5 </td> <td> 33333 </td> <td> Arizona </td> <td> <span> Male </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center" colspan="5" > <a href="#" class="testlink">Edit</a> </td> </tr> </table> #Include "Chrome.au3" #Include "wd_core.au3" #Include "wd_helper.au3" #Include "Excel.au3" #Include "_HtmlTable2Array.au3" #Include "Array.au3" Local $sDesiredCapabilities, $sSession SetupChrome() _WD_Startup() $sSession = _WD_CreateSession($sDesiredCapabilities) _WD_LoadWait($sSession) _WD_Navigate($sSession, "index.html") Sleep(6000) Local $oExcel = _Excel_Open() Local $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, "test.xlsx") ; Get the table element $sElement = _WD_FindElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByXPath, "//table[@class='test']") ; Retrieve HTML $sHTML = _WD_ElementAction($sSession, $sElement, "Property", "outerHTML") ;Local $aTable = _HtmlTableGetWriteToArray($sHTML) Local $aArray1 = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook,1,$oWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Usedrange.Columns("B:B")) Local $aArray2 = _HtmlTableGetWriteToArray($sHTML) ;_ArrayDisplay($aArray1) ;_ArrayDisplay($aArray2) For $i = UBound($aArray1) - 1 To 0 step - 1 For $j = UBound($aArray2) - 1 to 0 step - 1 If $aArray1[$i][1] == $aArray2[$j][1] Then _WD_WaitElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByXPath, "//a[contains(@class,'testlink') or contains(text(),'Edit')]") $test1 = _WD_FindElement($sSession, $_WD_LOCATOR_ByXPath, "//a[contains(@class,'testlink') or contains(text(),'Edit')]") _WD_ElementAction($sSession, $test1, 'click') ;_ArrayDisplay($aArray1) ;_ArrayDelete($aArray1 , $i) ;exitloop EndIf Next Next _WD_Shutdown() Func SetupChrome() _WD_Option('Driver', 'chromedriver.exe') _WD_Option('Port', 9515) _WD_Option('DriverParams', '--log-path="' & @ScriptDir & '\chrome.log"') $sDesiredCapabilities = '{"capabilities": {"alwaysMatch": {"goog:chromeOptions": {"w3c": true, "args":["start-maximized","disable-infobars"]}}}}' EndFunc ;==>SetupChrome Would appreciate if anyone can provide tips, or point me in the right direction in doing it.
       
      test.xlsx
    • By AnonymousX
      Hello,
      I'm struggling and not sure what I'm missing with how to use the _Excel_RangeRead function.
      Based on: https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/libfunctions/_Excel_RangeRead.htm
      The second parameter should allow me to select different sheet names, however I can't seem to get it to work.
      I was thinking something like this (see below) would be all I need to get an array for the sheet named as "test sheet". 
      $array = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook, "test sheet")  
      Can someone please help tell me what I'm missing here?
       
      Thank you,
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