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aiter

I have tried to use _Excel_RangFind, but it fails. It even fails in the example in the help file (see example 1).

This the error

>Running AU3Check (3.3.14.2)  from:C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3  input:C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\Examples\Helpfile\_Excel_RangeFind.au3
+>12:09:10 AU3Check ended.rc:0
>Running:(3.3.14.2):C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\autoit3.exe "C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\Examples\Helpfile\_Excel_RangeFind.au3"    
--> Press Ctrl+Alt+Break to Restart or Ctrl+Break to Stop
"C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\Include\Excel.au3" (656) : ==> The requested action with this object has failed.:
$aResult[$iIndex][1] = $oMatch.Name.Name
$aResult[$iIndex][1] = $oMatch^ ERROR

My own code fails with a similar message

Local $aResult = _Excel_RangeFind($oWorkbook, "john")
_ArrayDisplay($aResult)

Help please.

 

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aiter

Oh, just saw message at the top of the board.  is it best to create my own find function in my program using the fixed code?

Will it be fixed in the new autoit release or is there a new release already (I am using 3.3.14.2)?

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aiter

The fixed function works by the way. I added the function to my script and called it _Excel_RangeFinder

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water

It's a bug in Autoit 3.3.14.2 but there is no release date for a new AutoIt version.
For the time being _Excel_RangeFinder is a cool solution ;)


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aiter

There is a still a problem with this function. When it does not find the value, it still returns an array and does not set @error.    

Local $aResult = _Excel_RangeFinder($oWorkbook, "garbageeeee") ;,$SheetRange)
;if @error <> 0 Then
    MsgBox(0,'',@error & ' -- ' & $aResult)
;endif
_ArrayDisplay($aResult)

displays 0 for @error , $aResult is an empty array

How do I know when no match is found?

What is Default?  Displaying it shows a literal value of 'Default'. It seems to be understood by the API.  It confuses me.

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water

"No records found" isn't returned as an error by Excel. The function just returns an empty array. So you need to check for the number of rows in the array.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (2018-06-01 - Version 1.4.9.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2018-09-01 - Version 1.3.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
Tutorials:

ADO - Wiki

 

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aiter

Ok, thanks water.

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