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AzgarD

Hi guys. I know this is a newbie topic, very newbie, but i've read a lot of stuff and still don't get it. I just need to copy something from Excel cell, paste this in other program, copy something in this program and paste in other Excel cell. Something like...

Copy A2
Use some WindowActivate and MouseMove stuff and CTRL+C (not a problem)
Go back to the Excel sheet
Paste that content in C2

Then

Copy A3
Use some WindowActivate and MouseMove stuff and CTRL+C (not a problem)
Go back to the Excel sheet
Paste that content in C3

...

And it goes on

The problem is, how can i "communicate" with Excel and do this row change? Like A2 to C2 and A3 to C3 ... In a efficient way that can be done like hundreds of times.
Very newbie question but still not understanding this.
 

Ty guys.

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AutoBert

If you want to automate excel have a look in the Excel.au3. Start with

_Excel_Open()

 

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AzgarD

Supose i want to manipulate a already open Excel sheet, like "Sample. xlsx", what should i do?

I'm very confuse about how to communicate with a specific and already open sheet. 

Sorry about the newbie questions.

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water

Check _Excel_BookAttach to connect to an already opened workbook.


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AzgarD
31 minutes ago, water said:

Check _Excel_BookAttach to connect to an already opened workbook.

Nice. I'm understanding now.

Two more questions...

1 - How can i "navigate" between specific rows and colums?
2 - How can i copy and paste stuff in the sheet?

Again, sorry for the trouble and the newbie questions.
 

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water

You do not need to navigate to cells, because you specify the range to process in the _Excel_* Statements.
Copy/Paste: _Excel_RangeCopyPaste.


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AzgarD
3 minutes ago, water said:

You do not need to navigate to cells, because you specify the range to process in the _Excel_* Statements.
Copy/Paste: _Excel_RangeCopyPaste.

Got it, but that way i can't loop using variables right?

Using a C++ exemple :

 

While (0 = 0)
{
code...
code...
code...
i++;
}

// variable i being a row for exemple

 

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water

You can read the entire used range of a worksheet into an array and then process the array (this faster then reading row by row).


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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
 
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ADO - Wiki

 

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kcvinu

If you have excel sheet object, then you can loop through the cells like this ;

; Assuming that $xlSheet is your sheet object.
Local $LastUsedRow = $xlSheet.Range("A" & .Rows.Count).End(Excel.XlDirection.xlUp).Row ; You an use any column letter
Local $YourColumn = 2 ; You can use any column number here.
For $i = 1 To $LastUsedRow
    Local $cellData = $xlSheet.Cells($i, $YourColumn).Value
Next

 


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