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Excel: Set Background Color using some _EXCEL_* ?

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rudi

Hello,

I used the various "_Excel_*()" funktions to open workbooks, read and write cells.

 

I was looking through the helpfile for the _EXCEL_* funktions, if there is a direkt way to set background color or text color -- if there is one, then I missed it?

 

Searching the forum I found this posting demonstrating how to do this task using ...

ObjCreate("Excel.Application")

 

Is there a way to set the background color etc. with the native "_EXCEL_*" as well?

 

Regards, Rudi.

 


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$oExcel = _Excel_Open returns the same object as ObjCreate("Excel.Application") in fact if you replace ObjCreate("Excel.Application") in the post you referenced with:

#include <Excel.au3>
$oExcel = _Excel_Open()

You'll see that it will work exactly the same.

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Posted (edited)

Hi.

And what is (or is not) the difference between $oExcel and $oWB?

#include <Excel.au3>


$XLWB="C:\temp\Excel-Background-Test.xlsx" ; the Excel file does exist already

$oExcel = _Excel_Open()
$oWB = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel, $XLWB)

$oWB.ActiveSheet.Range("A1").Value = "Blue on Red" ; Text
$oWB.ActiveSheet.Range("A1").Interior.ColorIndex=3 ; red background
$oWB.ActiveSheet.Range("A1").Font.ColorIndex=5 ; blue text color

 

Thanks a lot!

 

Regards, Rudi.

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$oWB.ActiveSheet.Range("A1").Interior.Color = <ColorValue>


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