The adventage of Vilhelm's method is that he manipulates the XLSX file
without Excel (at least for reading, didn't test with writing)

Not needing Excel is really a Plus, because you need an Excel license in
each machine that you need to use it, even if you only need an unattended
server for automated conversion tasks.



2018-04-16 18:46 GMT+02:00 Stephen Russell <srussell...@gmail.com>:

> Or learn how to manipulate Excel as a com object and have Excel bring in
> the data for you into the modern sheet format.
>
> A for loop within a for loop to get rows and columns.
>
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 11:32 AM, Peter Cushing <
> pcush...@whisperingsmith.com> wrote:
>
> > On 16/04/2018 17:17, Desmond Lloyd wrote:
> >
> >> Good Morning,
> >>
> >> Need to be able to copy the contents of a cursor to an Excel file,  but
> it
> >> needs to be in the xlsx.
> >>
> >> Am a newbie to Excel Automation and have read that you can saveas,  and
> it
> >> will save in the latest format.  Well mine doesn't.  oworkbook.version
> >> shows 16. (we are running Office 365)
> >>
> >> Tried the SweetPotato method but it errors out.   Not sure why.
> >>
> >> Would someone be kind enough to point me in the right direction,  with
> >> some
> >> possible examples...
> >>
> >> You can copy the contents of the cursor out to .xls only using the
> > standard COPY TO ... TYPE XL5
> > Then you can use automation to create an .XLSX file.   I'm using office
> > 365 but I am on version 15 so slightly older so you should be able to
> > create an .XLSX file with your version.
> >
> > #include include\excel.h
> > TRUE=.T.
> > FALSE=.F.
> > oExcel = CREATEOBJECT('excel.application')
> > oExcel.Workbooks.Open(myfile)
> > cOutfile2 = 'myfilev2.xlsx'
> > objexcel.ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs(cOutfile2, xlOpenXMLWorkbook)
> >
> >
> > In excel.h xlOpenXMLWorkbook is 51
> >
> > HTH,
> >
> > Peter
> >
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