How to work with Excel and Word documents

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kcvinu
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How to work with Excel and Word documents

Postby kcvinu » Jun 28, 2018 18:26

Hi all,
I would like to know how to work with excel and word documents from freeBasic. Is there any native functions to catch the excel & word com objects ? I would like to know about running word/excel instance and from file with a path. thanks in advance.
phishguy
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Re: How to work with Excel and Word documents

Postby phishguy » Jun 29, 2018 2:53

Have you tried a forum search? There are numerous examples including my xlhelper and wordhelper wrappers.
lizard
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Re: How to work with Excel and Word documents

Postby lizard » Jun 29, 2018 3:45

Sometimes better use google with "freebasic excel" or similar

https://www.google.de/search?q=freebasi ... e&ie=UTF-8
srvaldez
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Re: How to work with Excel and Word documents

Postby srvaldez » Jun 29, 2018 10:00

@phishguy
would you post the links please?
forum search can be very frustrating.

thank in advance
kcvinu
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Re: How to work with Excel and Word documents

Postby kcvinu » Jun 30, 2018 14:48

@phishguy
Thanks for your Excel wrapper. Let me try it.

@lizard
Thanks for the link. And yes, its an easy way to find the appropriate posts. Thanks again.
lizard
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Re: How to work with Excel and Word documents

Postby lizard » Jun 30, 2018 17:23

It would depend what exactly you want to work with excel. For only a few tables it is maybe easier to transform them into FB arrays. With gtk or other gui you can create gridboxes.
kcvinu
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Re: How to work with Excel and Word documents

Postby kcvinu » Jul 01, 2018 18:49

@‌ lizard,
Thanks. I didnt try it yet due to lack of time. :)

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