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AndyS01

I have an Excel file that I want to read and display the dates and times from each row, but the time value is a small decimal number.

I want to convert that number to an actual time string.

The Excel data is:

Col A       Col B    Col C
6/17/2016   1:00:00  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:00 AM
6/17/2016   1:00:01  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:01 AM
6/17/2016   2:00:00  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 2:00:00 AM
6/17/2016   3:00:00  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 3:00:00 AM

My test code is:

#include <Excel.au3>

#NoTrayIcon
#Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Icon=THTracker.ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseUpx=n
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters=-d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w 4 -w 5 -w 6
#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=N
#EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****

test()
Func test()
    Local $fn, $ffn, $obj, $ndx, $ndx2, $ar

    $fn = "C:\Util\AutoIT-src\myStuff\THTracker\Copy of 2016 Easton 100.xlsx"
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $fn ==>" & $fn & "<==" & @CRLF)

    $ffn = FileGetShortName($fn, 1)
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $ffn ==>" & $ffn & "<==" & @CRLF)

    $obj = _ExcelBookOpen($ffn, 0, 1) ; open excel in the background
    ConsoleWrite("+++: isObj($obj) = " & IsObj($obj) & @CRLF)

    $ar = _ExcelReadSheetToArray($obj)

    _ExcelBookClose($obj)

    ConsoleWrite("+++: $ar[0][0] = " & $ar[0][0] & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $ar[0][1] = " & $ar[0][1] & @CRLF)

    For $ndx = 1 To $ar[0][0]
        ConsoleWrite("+++: Date = " & $ar[$ndx][1] & @CRLF)
        ConsoleWrite("+++: Time = " & $ar[$ndx][2] & @CRLF)

        For $ndx2 = 1 To $ar[0][1] - 1
            ConsoleWrite("+++: [" & $ndx & "][" & $ndx2 & "] = " & $ar[$ndx][$ndx2] & @CRLF)
        Next
    Next

EndFunc   ;==>test

The console output is:

+++: $fn ==>C:\Util\AutoIT-src\myStuff\THTracker\Copy of 2016 Easton 100.xlsx<==
+++: $ffn ==>C:\Util\AUTOIT~1\myStuff\THTRAC~1\COPYOF~1.XLS<==
+++: isObj($obj) = 1
+++: $ar[0][0] = 4
+++: $ar[0][1] = 4
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.0416666666666667
+++: [1][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [1][2] = 0.0416666666666667
+++: [1][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:00 AM
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.0416782407407407
+++: [2][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [2][2] = 0.0416782407407407
+++: [2][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:01 AM
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.0833333333333333
+++: [3][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [3][2] = 0.0833333333333333
+++: [3][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 2:00:00 AM
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.125
+++: [4][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [4][2] = 0.125
+++: [4][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 3:00:00 AM
+>12:52:23 AutoIt3.exe ended.rc:0
+>12:52:23 AutoIt3Wrapper Finished.
>Exit code: 0    Time: 1.206

Note that the time values [n][2] are all decimal values like  0.0416666666666667, 0.125, etc.

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water

Excel stores the date/time as a number. The fractional part is the time.
Details can be found here: https://www.autoitscript.com/wiki/Excel_UDF#Date_and_Time


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You could use the Excel date functions to translate date and time in columns A and B to the string in column C:

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Date-and-time-functions-reference-fd1b5961-c1ae-4677-be58-074152f97b81


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AndyS01

I found that the date was stored as yyyymmdd  (20000119000000)

The time is stored as a decimal number 

Also, I cannot modify the spreadsheets, so I have to go with what I get.

From the Excel UDF doc:
 

Quote

The fractional portion of the number represents the fractional portion of a 24 hour day. For example, 6:00 AM is stored as 0.25,

How can I convert this fractional time of day to a hh:mm:ss string?

 

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Something like this:

#include <Date.au3>

Local $iTimeStamp = 42465.7260416667 ;= 2016-04-05 17:25:30" = yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss
Local $iDec = $iTimeStamp - Int($iTimeStamp)
Local $Date = _DateAdd("D", Int($iTimeStamp), "1899/12/30 00:00:00")
Local $DateTime = _DateAdd("s", Int($iDec * 24 * 3600), $Date)
MsgBox(0, "Results", "Timestamp: " & $iTimeStamp & " = " & _
StringRegExpReplace($DateTime, "(\d{4})/(\d{2})/(\d{2}) (.*)", "\3-\2-\1 \4") & " in dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss")

 


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AndyS01

As the cell was only a time value, here's what I came up with:

_GetTime("01:02:03")
_GetTime("05:06")
_GetTime(0.0416666666666667)

Func _GetTime($sCellText)
    Local $ampm, $time = ""

    If ($time == "") _
            And (StringRegExp($sCellText, "^\d{1,2}+[:]\d{1,2}+[:]\d{1,2}$")) Then
        $time = $sCellText; Syntax was hh:mm:ss
    EndIf

    If ($time == "") _
            And (StringRegExp($sCellText, "^\d{1,2}+[:]\d{1,2}+$")) Then
        $time = $sCellText & ":00"; Syntax was hh:mm
    EndIf

    If ($time == "") _
            And ($sCellText <> "") _
            And (((1 + $sCellText) - 1) == $sCellText) Then
        Local $iNum, $x, $hh, $mm, $ss
        ; Cell data was a decimal number like 0.0416666666666667

        $iNum = 24 * 60 * 60
        $x = $iNum * $sCellText
        $ss = Floor(Mod($x, 60))
        $x = Floor($x / 60)
        $mm = Mod($x, 60)
        $hh = Floor($x / 60)

        If ($ss == 59) Then
            ; Fix rounding errors resulting in secs = 59
            $ss = 0
            $mm += 1
            If ($mm == 59) Then
            If ($mm == 59) Then
                $mm = 0
                $hh += 1
            EndIf
        EndIf

        If ($hh > 12) Then ; Change from military time
            $hh -= 12
            $ampm = "PM"
        ElseIf ($hh == 12) Then
            $ampm = "PM"
        Else
            $ampm = "AM"
        EndIf

        $time = StringFormat("%d:%02d %s", $hh, $mm, $ampm)
    EndIf

    ConsoleWrite("+++: $sCellText ==>" & $sCellText & "<==" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $time      ==>" & $time & "<==" & @CRLF)
    consolewrite(@crlf)

    Return ($time)
EndFunc   ;==>_GetTime

Thanks for your help.

 

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@AndyS01,

Beware that == is a case-sensitive string comparison. You shouldn't use this to compare numbers.

; Cell data was a decimal number like 0.0416666666666667
ConsoleWrite(StringRight(_DateAdd('s', 86400 * $sCellText, '2000/01/01 00:00:00'), 8) & @LF)

 


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AndyS01

Thanks for the heads-up, it's a bad habit I've gotten into.

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Send Supervisor _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $Supervisors[$dataIndex], "AG" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Notes _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkNotes[$dataIndex], "AH" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Shift Number $tempStime = StringReplace($StartTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") $tempEtime = StringReplace($EndTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, "W " & $tempStime & "-" & $tempEtime, "AJ" & $EWriteCount) $ACounter += 1 $EWriteCount += 1 ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Wednesday " & $Temp & @CRLF) EndIf Next $yesCount -= 1 $tW = "N" ElseIf $tR = "Y" Then For $Index = $sdate To $edate _DayValueToDate($Index, $iYear, $iMonth, $iDay) ; Finds the day based on its numerical value (1 = Sunday) If _DateToDayOfWeek($iYear, $iMonth, $iDay) = 5 Then $Temp = $iYear & "-" & $iMonth & "-" & $iDay & "T" & "00" & ":" & "00" & ":" & "00" & ":" & "000" $ShiftDayR[$ACounter][$DayIndex] = $Temp _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $ShiftDayR[$ACounter][$DayIndex], "AI" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Name _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $Formatted_Names[$dataIndex], "AA" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Start Time _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $StartTimes[$dataIndex], "AB" & $EWriteCount) ; Send End Time _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $EndTimes[$dataIndex], "AC" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Work Hours _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $HoursWorked[$dataIndex], "AD" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Work Group _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkGroup[$dataIndex], "AE" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Department _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkDepartment, "AF" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Supervisor _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $Supervisors[$dataIndex], "AG" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Notes _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkNotes[$dataIndex], "AH" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Shift Number $tempStime = StringReplace($StartTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") $tempEtime = StringReplace($EndTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, "R " & $tempStime & "-" & $tempEtime, "AJ" & $EWriteCount) $ACounter += 1 $EWriteCount += 1 ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Thursday " & $Temp & @CRLF) EndIf Next $yesCount -= 1 $tR = "N" ElseIf $tF = "Y" Then For $Index = $sdate To $edate _DayValueToDate($Index, $iYear, $iMonth, $iDay) ; Finds the day based on its numerical value (1 = Sunday) If _DateToDayOfWeek($iYear, $iMonth, $iDay) = 6 Then $Temp = $iYear & "-" & $iMonth & "-" & $iDay & "T" & "00" & ":" & "00" & ":" & "00" & ":" & "000" $ShiftDayF[$ACounter][$DayIndex] = $Temp _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $ShiftDayF[$ACounter][$DayIndex], "AI" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Name _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $Formatted_Names[$dataIndex], "AA" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Start Time _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $StartTimes[$dataIndex], "AB" & $EWriteCount) ; Send End Time _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $EndTimes[$dataIndex], "AC" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Work Hours _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $HoursWorked[$dataIndex], "AD" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Work Group _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkGroup[$dataIndex], "AE" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Department _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkDepartment, "AF" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Supervisor _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $Supervisors[$dataIndex], "AG" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Notes _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkNotes[$dataIndex], "AH" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Shift Number $tempStime = StringReplace($StartTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") $tempEtime = StringReplace($EndTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, "F " & $tempStime & "-" & $tempEtime, "AJ" & $EWriteCount) $ACounter += 1 $EWriteCount += 1 ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Friday " & $Temp & @CRLF) EndIf Next $yesCount -= 1 $tF = "N" ElseIf $tS = "Y" Then For $Index = $sdate To $edate _DayValueToDate($Index, $iYear, $iMonth, $iDay) ; Finds the day based on its numerical value (1 = Sunday) If _DateToDayOfWeek($iYear, $iMonth, $iDay) = 7 Then $Temp = $iYear & "-" & $iMonth & "-" & $iDay & "T" & "00" & ":" & "00" & ":" & "00" & ":" & "000" $ShiftDayS[$ACounter][$DayIndex] = $Temp _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $ShiftDayS[$ACounter][$DayIndex], "AI" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Name _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $Formatted_Names[$dataIndex], "AA" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Start Time _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $StartTimes[$dataIndex], "AB" & $EWriteCount) ; Send End Time _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $EndTimes[$dataIndex], "AC" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Work Hours _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $HoursWorked[$dataIndex], "AD" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Work Group _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkGroup[$dataIndex], "AE" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Department _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkDepartment, "AF" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Supervisor _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $Supervisors[$dataIndex], "AG" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Notes _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, $WorkNotes[$dataIndex], "AH" & $EWriteCount) ; Send Shift Number $tempStime = StringReplace($StartTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") $tempEtime = StringReplace($EndTimes[$dataIndex], ":", "") _Excel_RangeWrite($OpenWorkbook, $OpenWorkbook.ActiveSheet, "S " & $tempStime & "-" & $tempEtime, "AJ" & $EWriteCount) $ACounter += 1 $EWriteCount += 1 ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Saturday " & $Temp & @CRLF) EndIf Next $yesCount -= 1 $tS = "N" Else ;Error Nothing equals "Y" ConsoleWrite(@CRLF & "Error Nothing equals 'Y'" & @CRLF) EndIf $DayIndex += 1 $LoopCount += 1 WEnd $Array_Index += 1 $dataIndex += 1 $dCount += 1 WEnd MsgBox($MB_ICONINFORMATION, "Scheduler_Bot", "Finished Sending Data", 2) EndFunc  
    • ahha
      By ahha
      I think this is a very basic question, but I'm stumped after trying to solve it for weeks.  The program below illustrates the issue.  I have several instances of Excel open, each instance having several books open, each book with several sheets.  I'm able to list all this information, however I can't seem to figure out the sheet and workbook for a user selected range.  Any hints appreciated because at this point as I feel like a blind squirrel looking for a nut
       
      #AutoIt3Wrapper_run_debug_mode=Y #include <Array.au3> #include <Excel.au3> #include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> #include <Debug.au3> ;Illustrate issue I'm having. For a user seletecd range (possibly multiple $oWorkbooks open with multiple sheets), I need to determine the Excel application object of the selected cells and the sheet ;I need $oWorkbook, $WorkSheet, $Range ;Simulate issue - in real world user may have opened Excel and I have no knowledge of the object $oExcel1 = _Excel_Open() ;open first instance _Excel_BookNew($oExcel1) ;workbook with 3 sheets _Excel_BookNew($oExcel1) ;another workbook in same instance with 3 sheets $oExcel2 = _Excel_Open(Default, Default, Default, Default, True) ;open second instance _Excel_BookNew($oExcel2) ;workbook with 3 sheets _Excel_BookNew($oExcel2) ;another workbook in same instance with 3 sheets $oExcel3 = _Excel_Open(Default, Default, Default, Default, True) ;open third instance _Excel_BookNew($oExcel3) ;workbook with 3 sheets _Excel_BookNew($oExcel3) ;another workbook in same instance with 3 sheets ;now here's what I know without a priori knowledge of the objects ;the workbook names are unigue - that is there will never be a Book1 in any but one of the instances or filename (i.e. single open instance of a particular file) $aWorkBooks = _Excel_BookList() ;get an array of all workbooks open ;Success: a two-dimensional zero based array with the following information: ;col 0 - Object of the workbook ;col 1 - Name of the workbook/file ;col 2 - Complete path to the workbook/file If @error Then Exit MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Error listing workbooks.", "@error = '" & @error & "'" & @CRLF &"@extended = '" & @extended & "'") _DebugArrayDisplay($aWorkBooks, "List of all workbooks open. Col 0 = Object, Col 1 = workbook name, Col 2 = full filename path") ;at this point we have the Object associated with the book name but no full filename path as not saved yet ;now list the sheets for each Object Workbook For $i = 0 to UBound($aWorkBooks, $UBOUND_ROWS) - 1 ;0 based $aWorkSheets = _Excel_SheetList($aWorkBooks[$i][0]) ;Col 0 = Workbook object ;Success: a two-dimensional zero based array with the following information: ; 0 - Name of the worksheet ; 1 - Object of the worksheet If @error Then Exit MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Error listing Worksheets.", "@error = '" & @error & "'" & @CRLF & "@extended = '" & @extended & "'") _ArrayDisplay($aWorkSheets, "$aWorkSheets for $aWorkBooks[" & $i & "]") Next MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL + $MB_OK, "Info", "Select a range in any Excel instance, any Workbook, and any sheet. Then click OK.") ;I have spent weeks trying to figure this out. Looked at Water's UDF (excellent tight code) and got nothing using a default. All need $oExcel ;********** all this is attempts to get it and they all failed ;********** ;from this: https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/ObjGet.htm ;found a possible clue in comment "Error Getting an active Excel Object. <------- **ACTIVE** - so try it Local $oDefaultActiveExcelObject = ObjGet("", "Excel.Application") ; Get an existing Excel Object If @error Then MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DEBUG", "Error Getting an active Excel Object. Error code: " & Hex(@error, 8)) Else MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DEBUG", "Success - we got an active Excel Object") EndIf ;Now I have the object so get the rest of the info. We could check this instance against the opened ones. ;hard coded for testing. If $oDefaultActiveExcelObject = $oExcel1 Then MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DEBUG", "$oExcel1 is the active Excel Object") Else If $oDefaultActiveExcelObject = $oExcel2 Then MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DEBUG", "$oExcel2 is the active Excel Object") Else If $oDefaultActiveExcelObject = $oExcel3 Then MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DEBUG", "$oExcel3 is the active Excel Object") Else MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DEBUG", "ERROR - I have no idea what the active Excel Object is.") EndIf EndIf EndIf ;go ahead and get information MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "DEBUG", "$oDefaultActiveExcelObject.ActiveWorkbook.Name = '" & $oDefaultActiveExcelObject.ActiveWorkbook.Name & "'") ; <<<<<<<<<<<<<------------ this picked the wrong one. **So it looks like each instance has an active workbook.** ;At this point I'm really stumped. I probably should submit to the experts. ;I need to find $oExcel, $oWorkbook, $vWorkSheet, for the user selected range because I want to use ;$vRange = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook, $vWorksheet, $oExcel.Selection.Address) ;this returns absolute like $D$3:$E$5 UNLESS it's a single cell then it returns only single absolute like $E$2 $vRange = _Excel_RangeRead("Book4", "Sheet2", "C2") ;this returns absolute like $D$3:$E$5 UNLESS it's a single cell then it returns only single absolute like $E$2 MsgBox(0, "Info", "The name of the active sheet is '" & $oExcel1.ActiveSheet.Name & "'") ;still need application object $oExcel1 MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Info", "$vRange = '" & $vRange & "'") ;knowing $oExcel instance might be helpful ;$vRange = $oExcel.Selection.Address ;this returns absolute like $D$3:$E$5 UNLESS it's a single cell then it returns only single absolute like $E$2 ;I need to know the $oExcel ;I don't think I can use _Excel_BookAttach in any way as I need to know in advance a string, a filename, or an instance ;Au3Info not showing any distinctions - I'm stuck. MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Info", "Pause before exit.") Exit  
    • XinYoung
      By XinYoung
      HI! ... this is a big one (at least for me) 
      You guys previously helped me copy the used range in column A and paste them into a Website one at a time in a loop. Cool! Now, for another function, I have 2 columns, A and B, and two input boxes in the Website. I'm having a hard time replicating the loop for the 2 columns. 
      This is how I'm opening the Excel workbook (copied from the previous function that only had 1 column). I need to also get the used range in column B.
      Func OpenExcelForCopy() Global $aBBTableData Global $oExcel = _Excel_Open() Global $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, $ChosenFileName, Default, True, True) $oExcel.Sheets("CopyCourses").Activate ;~ Get all used cells in column A:A Global $aSearchItems = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook, 1, $oWorkbook.Sheets("CopyCourses").Usedrange.Columns("A:A")) ;~ Duplicate the $aSearchItems Array Global $aSearchResult = $aSearchItems ;~ Loop through the array starting at 0 until the end of the array which is (Ubound($aSearchItems) - 1) For $i = 0 To UBound($aSearchItems) - 1 $aSearchResult[$i] = SearchCourseForCopy($aSearchItems[$i]) Next _Excel_RangeWrite($oWorkbook, Default, $aSearchResult, "C1") Finished() EndFunc ;==>OpenExcelForCopy Then we eventually get here. I don't think anything needs to change here but I'm not sure. This is where I paste the data from Column A into an input field (which is a search tool in a website). If the search is good, then we get to the tricky part...
      ;~ OK, we logged in and we searched for a course. Lets COPY it! Func CopyCourseBegin() Local $sResult $iSearchIndex = _ArraySearch($aBBTableData, "Course ID", 0, 0, 0, 1, 1, 0) ;~ If the course was not found, do this. If $iSearchIndex = -1 Then ;~ MsgBox(4096, "Search Error", "Item not found") $sResult = "Source Not Found" _Excel_RangeWrite($oWorkbook, Default, $aSearchResult, "C1") ;~ Now go back to the Excel sheet and search for the next one. ;~ If the course was found, begin the COPY process. Else For $i = 0 To UBound($aSearchItems) - 1 $aSearchResult[$i] = CopyCourseNow($aSearchItems[$i]) Next $sResult = "Copied" _Excel_RangeWrite($oWorkbook, Default, $aSearchResult, "C1") EndIf Return $sResult EndFunc ;==>CopyCourseBegin This is the "tricky part" where I'm confused. I can copy and paste what's in column A just fine, but I can't manage to replicate it for column B. I need to paste whats in Column B into "destinationCourseId"
      ;~ The course search was successful. COPY the course now. Func CopyCourseNow($_sSearchResult) ;~ Navigate to the course copy page. _IENavigate($oIE, $urlBBCourseCopy) ;~ Copy the SOURCE course ID from the Excel sheet ;~ Paste whats copied from column A into the Source Course ID text box Local $oForm = _IEGetObjByName($oIE, "selectCourse") Local $oSearchString = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($oForm, "sourceCourseId") _IEFormElementSetValue($oSearchString, $_sSearchResult) ;~ Paste whats copied from column B into the Destination Course ID text box ?!?!?!?! Local $oForm = _IEGetObjByName($oIE, "selectCourse") Local $oSearchString = _IEFormElementGetObjByName($oForm, "destinationCourseId") _IEFormElementSetValue($oSearchString, $_sSearchResult) ;~ Just exit cause im stuck :( _Exit() EndFunc ;==>CopyCourseNow After I paste the data from column A into "sourceCourseId" and column B into "destinationCourseId", I'll make it do some stuff. Then I need it to loop around until the used ranges in column A & B is finished.
      Does the entire code need to change now that there's two columns?
       
       
    • AnonymousX
      By AnonymousX
      Hello,
      I'm trying to be able to switch back and forth between multiple excel spreadsheets and I can't seem to get the WinActivate function to work, and bring the desired window the be the active window.
      Could I please get some assistance, I've tried a few things and nothing seems to work quite right. Below is a test case where I'm just trying to make the first excel sheet that was opened become the active window, and testing it by grabbing a cell value off that workbook. The message box produces the correct answer if both files are closed before running but the 2nd test file will appear to be the active window. If the code is run again without closing the excel files, nothing works (file does not appear to be active and message box will not give an answer).
       
      #include <Excel.au3> Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 2) ;1=start, 2=subStr, 3=exact, 4=advanced, -1 to -4=Nocase ;Open Test1 Excel Workbook local $oExcel = _Excel_open() Local $ofile = @ScriptDir & "\test1.xlsx" Local $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel,$ofile) ;Open Test2 Excel Workbook local $mExcel = _Excel_open() Local $mfile = @ScriptDir & "\test2.xlsx" Local $mWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($mExcel,$mfile) ; This workbook is completely blank WinActivate($oWorkbook); should make Test1 the active window local $read1 = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook,Default,"B2"); Cell B1 in Test1 workbook contains the word Test MsgBox(0,0,$read1);Should returns the word test  
    • nooneclose
      By nooneclose
      I want to check some Excel data against data on a website in Chrome. I use Chrome because the site I use does not function properly in Internet Explorer or Firefox. I know how to do the Excel stuff I just can not figure out how to send to Chrome, let alone check to see if the data matches or not. I am also having trouble finding any help online while searching for Chrome functions for Autoit. I have a Chrome UDF installed but I still can not figure out how to get my code to properly function. (I am not posting code because I am  sure my code isn't right, to begin with)
      As usual, any and all help would be greatly appreciated. 
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