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Hi,

 

Wondering what I'm doing wrong.

as per my script, I activate an external program, copy data from it and I want to paste it into excel, after I clear the current sheet that is there.

It is some sort of an array as when I manually paste it into excel it expands across rows and down columns (number of which varies).

This repeats for Xno. of program instances, and consequently I would want it to cycle through x sheets.

So far I have the following, noting that I dont have the sheet clearing thing detailed yet, but I get the following error: "Error copying cells. @error = 4, @extended = -2147352567"

 

func Primary()
    For $i=0 to ubound($term)-1
        WinActivate($term[$i])
        sleep(500)
        MouseClick("left",$OptX,$opty)
        Clipput("")
        sleep(500)
        send("!a")
        sleep(100)
        Do
            sleep(100)
            until Clipget()
        ;activates sheet no. specified by $i+ 1, removes data from sheet and pastes new data, cycles to the next sheet
        
        ;function to clear sheet
        _Excel_RangeCopyPaste($oWorkbook1.Worksheets($i+1), Default , "A1")
If @error Then Exit MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Excel UDF: _Excel_RangeCopy Example 2", "Error copying cells." & @CRLF & "@error = " & @error & ", @extended = " & @extended)
MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "Excel UDF: _Excel_RangeCopy Example 2", "Range 'A1' from workbook _Excel3.xls successfully copied to 'G15'.")
        Next
EndFunc

 

Any help would be great.

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-2147352567 (dec) translates to 0x80020009 (hex) which means. General Error.
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The alternative would be to do things a little more manual:

* activate excel

*active the sheet (how do I do this? either using the excel UDF or manually, avoiding MouseClick)

*send("^a")

*send("{DEL}")

* send ("^{HOME}")

*send("^v")

next ...

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 try:

$oExcel.Application.ActiveSheet.Range("A1").Select
$oExcel.Selection.Paste

 

Edited by Juvigy
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