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Old April 5th, 2006, 03:47 PM
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Default Formatting Excel Cells Within ActiveX script

I create an excel file within an ActiveX script inside a DTS package.
I would like to format the cells.

Does anyone have any code to change the background color of alternating rows? I know I need to use the range, but I don't know how to figure out what the range should be.

I have data from A1:M1 -->Column headings
A2:to where ever the data ends. --> How do I figure out where the data ends to populate the range object.

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Ninel



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Well currently, Excel has a limit of 2^16 rows. So you could use A2:M65535

Or you could count the number of rows you are going to pump into the excel file, by doing a SQL Execute statement to do a select count(*) from whatever where mycriteria = true
and put the output into a Global Variable. Then use the Global variable in your ActiveX script add 1 and that is your end.

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Great to know how to reference the range...but does anyone have the code to do the background formatting?

Thanks!

 
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The following code snippet might help you:

[t]Public Sub Main()
        '
        ' Add your code here
        '
        'MsgBox("Inside Main")
        On Error Resume Next
        Dim objExcelAP As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application
        Dim objExcelWB As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook
        Dim objExcelWS As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Worksheet
        Dim objExcelRG As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Range

        'objExcelWB = New Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook
        objExcelAP = New Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application
        objExcelWB = objExcelAP.Workbooks.Open("C:\Vishwjeet\Address.xl s")
        'objExcelWB.OpenLinks("C:\Vishwjeet\Address.xls")
        objExcelWS = CType(objExcelWB.ActiveSheet, Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Worksheet)
        objExcelRG = objExcelWS.Range("A1", "B5")
        objExcelRG.Select()
        objExcelRG.Cells.Font.Italic = True

        objExcelRG.Font.ColorIndex = 4
        objExcelRG.Cells.Interior.ColorIndex = 6
        'MsgBox("Error: " + Err.Description + " Done")
        'Return

        objExcelWB.Save()
        objExcelWB.Close()
        objExcelAP.Quit()

        Dts.TaskResult = Dts.Results.Success
    End Sub

I am still not able to do the colours using hex notation.
- Vishu





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