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In-Excel Macros formulas not working with XlsIO Xamarin.Forms

Is Xamarin XlsIO support macro formulas in the imported Excel?

formula is :=VLOOKUP(pt,'Table A'!$C$45:$R$74,14)

I have requirement like..
1. Excel file with extension .xlsm (macro formula supported excel file). Am imported local excel and edited some cell values and get value of another output cell(cell with macro formula) its returns zero value. So here the maraca formula not working.
2. Unable to create new excel using with same local excel the Hangs while "SaveAs" method.

void OnButtonClicked(object sender, EventArgs args)



//Create an instance of ExcelEngine.

using (ExcelEngine excelEngine = new ExcelEngine())


//ExcelEngine excelEngine = new ExcelEngine();

IApplication application = excelEngine.Excel;

//application.DefaultVersion = ExcelVersion.Excel2007;

//File path


//string resourcePath = "SyncfusionExcelDemo.Employee.xlsx";

string resourcePath = "SyncfusionExcelDemo.122L085V03-AYSA.xlsm";//File with marco formulas

//"App" is the class of Portable project.

Assembly assembly = typeof(App).GetTypeInfo().Assembly;

Stream fileStream = assembly.GetManifestResourceStream(resourcePath);

//Opens the workbook

IWorkbook workbook = application.Workbooks.Open(fileStream);

IWorksheet worksheet1 = workbook.Worksheets[0];

IWorksheet worksheet2 = workbook.Worksheets[1];

IWorksheet worksheet3 = workbook.Worksheets[2];

IWorksheet worksheet4 = workbook.Worksheets[3];

IWorksheet worksheet5 = workbook.Worksheets[4];

IWorksheet worksheet6 = workbook.Worksheets[5];

workbook.CalculationOptions.IsIterationEnabled = true;







//Enable the calculation of Excelsheet

ICalculationOptions cal = workbook.CalculationOptions;

cal.RecalcOnSave = true;

Debug.WriteLine("Before edit Sheet1 B55 value =" + worksheet1["C24"].DisplayText);

Debug.WriteLine("Before edit Sheet1 D55 Formula =" + worksheet1["F30"].Formula);

Debug.WriteLine("Before edit Sheet1 D55 value =" + worksheet1["F30"].DisplayText);

//Write the value Pervious value C24 cell

//Output cell F30 : formula isVLOOKUP(pt,'Table A'!$C$45:$R$74,14)

worksheet1["C24"].Number = "50000"; //edit the value

Debug.WriteLine("After edit Sheet1 B55 value =" + worksheet1["C24"].DisplayText);

Debug.WriteLine("After edit Sheet1 D55 Formula =" + worksheet1["F30"].Formula);

Debug.WriteLine("After edit Sheet1 D55 value =" + worksheet1["F30"].DisplayText);

Debug.WriteLine("After edit Sheet1 D55 value =" + worksheet2["C7"].Formula);

Debug.WriteLine("After edit Sheet1 D55 value =" + worksheet2["C7"].DisplayText);

//Create new stream to store workbook copy

MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream();

workbook.SaveAs(stream); // App hangs when save the changes in new stream



//Save the stream into xlsx file

Xamarin.Forms.DependencyService.Get().SaveAndView("Sample1.xlsx", "application/msexcel", stream);



1 Reply

SS Sridhar Sukumar Syncfusion Team March 17, 2017 12:43 PM UTC

Hi Ramesh, 
Thank you for contacting Syncfusion support. 
We have tried with shared code snippet and are unable to reproduce the issue. We suspect that issue is reproduced from the “122L085V03-AYSA.xlsm” Excel macro file. We request you to share us the Excel macro file which will be helpful for us to give you a prompt solution at earliest. 
Sridhar S.

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