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an interlocking movement with Excel

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02-19-2013 05:12 PM

Thank you.
I perform shifts from VBA to VB.NET API now.
Therefore our use OFFICE is still 2003,
but processes it by an interlocking movement with Excel by same commands in VBA. 
Is it possible to shift to VB.NET API in this?
If, for example, is version up or possibility of OFFICE
what is necessary if is impossible; introduction Same Sample cord Please.
Thanking you in advance.

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Re: an interlocking movement with Excel

02-20-2013 08:00 AM in reply to: NKCAUTOCAD01



Is this related to AutoCAD .NET development?, If so, what version of AutoCAD and Operating System are yo working on?


Also it's very, very dificult to understand your post, please try using Google Translate or other service to translate from your native language to English, or post in your native language and may be someone here can understand your problem.


Gaston Nunez


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Re: an interlocking movement with Excel

02-20-2013 08:22 AM in reply to: gasty1001

Just for example the code I've used to write some data

to Excel sheet, not sure about if it will be work in 2003 release,

anyway you can try itYou have to create form with button Button1 and listview - ListView1,

then complile and runcode  on your end


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
//using System.Data;
//using System.Data.SqlClient;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;

using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Globalization;
using System.Threading;
using Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel;
using Excel = Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel;

// Working example tested on Excel 2007, Acad 2009-2010
// References -> COM -> Microsoft.Excel XX.0 Object Library and Microsoft.Office XX.0 Object Library
// Create form and drop Button1 and ListView1 on this form
namespace ExcelForumCS
    public partial class Form1 : Form
        public Form1()

        private void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

            // This lines are very important!
            CultureInfo oldcult = Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture;
            Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = CultureInfo.CreateSpecificCulture("en-EN"); //<-- change culture on whatever you need
            object miss = System.Reflection.Missing.Value;
            int i = 0;
            int j = 0;

            // Open Excel
            Excel.Application m_objExcel = new Excel.ApplicationClass();
            m_objExcel.Visible = true;
            m_objExcel.UserControl = true;
            m_objExcel.DisplayAlerts = false;
            Excel.Workbooks m_objBooks = (Excel.Workbooks)m_objExcel.Workbooks;
            m_objBooks.Open("C:\\Test\\Points.xls", miss, false);
                Excel.Workbook m_objBook = (Excel.Workbook)m_objBooks.get_Item(1);

                Excel.Sheets m_objSheets = (Excel.Sheets)m_objBook.Worksheets as Excel.Sheets;

                Excel.Worksheet m_objSheet = (Excel.Worksheet)m_objSheets.get_Item("Sheet1");
                Excel.Range m_objCells = null;
                m_objCells = (Excel.Range)m_objSheet.get_Range("A1", "A1");

                // write data starting from cell "A1"
                Range m_objRange = null;
                Random rand = new Random();
                for (i = 1; i <= 25; i++)// 25 - dummy number of rows
                    for (j = 1; j <= 3; j++)//  3 - number of point coordinates
                        // get cell range by row and column
                         m_objRange =  m_objSheet.get_Range(m_objCells[i, j], m_objCells[i, j]);
                        // set value to a cell
                        m_objRange.set_Value(miss, (i*0.12345*rand.Next(1,10)).ToString());

                // fill the listview with data
                string[] columns = new string[] { "X coordinate", "Y coordinate", "Z coordinate" };

                foreach (string column in columns)
                    ListView1.Columns.Add(column, 96, HorizontalAlignment.Left);

                ListView1.View = View.Details;
                ListView1.GridLines = true;
                ListView1.FullRowSelect = true;

                for (int row = 1; row <= i - 1; row++)

                    ListViewItem lvi = new ListViewItem(m_objSheet.get_Range(m_objCells[row, 1], m_objCells[row, 1]).Value2.ToString(), 0);
                    for (int col = 2; col <= j - 1; col++)

                        lvi.SubItems.Add(m_objSheet.get_Range(m_objCells[row, 1], m_objCells[row, 1]).Value2.ToString());

                // Save the file in the typical workbook format (if newly created file)
                //m_objBook.SaveAs("C:\\Points.xls", Excel.XlFileFormat.xlWorkbookNormal, "", false, false, false, XlSaveAsAccessMode.xlShared, miss, miss, miss,
                //miss, miss);
               // save workbook
                // close workbook and quit Excel
                if (m_objBook.Saved)
                    m_objBook.Close(true, miss, miss);
            catch (System.Exception ex)
                MessageBox.Show(ex.Message + "\n" + ex.StackTrace);
                // release process if it's still active
                Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = oldcult;


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