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excel: autosize column width?

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#1 ·  Posted

hello.

im using the excel udf that comes with the new version of autoit 3.3.0.0

is there a way to autoexpand or autosize the column width?

i remember seeing the development of this udf and noting a _excelsetcolumnwidth function along the lines...

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#2 ·  Posted

In Excel, there's a method which can be applied to Range objects called AutoFit. I guess this is what you're after. In VBA:

ActiveSheet.Columns(1).AutoFit

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#3 ·  Posted

so how can i use that syntax in autoit?

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#4 ·  Posted

#include <Excel.au3>
Local $oExcel = _ExcelBookNew(1)
_ExcelWriteCell($oExcel, "Something Long Here", 1, 1)
_ExcelWriteCell($oExcel, "And something even longer", 2, 1)
$oExcel.ActiveSheet.Columns(1).AutoFit

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

hmm not working... do i have to specify the activesheet name?

_ExcelSheetActivate($oExcel, "PRINTERS")
                    _ExcelWriteCell($oExcel, $asset_label, $p + 1, 1)
                    _ExcelWriteCell($oExcel, $asset, $p + 1, 2)
                    _ExcelWriteCell($oExcel, $printers[$p][0], $p + 1, 3)
                    _ExcelWriteCell($oExcel, "YES", $p + 1, 4)
                    _ExcelWriteCell($oExcel, $printernote, $p + 1, 5)
                    $oExcel.ActiveSheet.Columns(1).AutoFit

thanks for your help btw!!!

Edited by gcue

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#6 ·  Posted

ahh nevermind!! i got it... columns(##)

hehe

thanks again!

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#7 ·  Posted

You're using the first five columns. Try:

$oExcel.ActiveSheet.Columns("A:E").AutoFit

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#8 ·  Posted

even better... many many thanks!

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