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Named Formulae

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55595 Feb 1,2007 01:16 PM UTC Feb 2,2007 12:56 PM UTC WinForms 1
Tags: XlsIO
Michael Foord
Asked On February 1, 2007 01:16 PM UTC


We are using XlsIO to open Excel files. The excel file has a name which is a formula. We cannot access the values of the formulae using XlsIO.

This is effectively a named cell range, but they can contain formulae as well.

As a simple test we created an Excel 2003 file with a name containing the formula '=3'. We can then use '=formula' in cells and it shows the correct value.

If we open the Excel file using XlsIO we can see 'formula' present in the Workbook.Names collection - but its 'Value' attribute is NULL.

Michael Foord

Melba Winshia [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 2, 2007 12:56 PM UTC

Hi Michael,

Thanks for your interest in Essential XlsIO.

I am afraid. I was not able to reproduce the issue. I created a excel file with a name containing the formula '=3'. Then I used '=formula' in cells. Next I opened the Excel file and accessed the values of the formulae using XlsIO. But I was not able to see its 'Value' attribute NULL.

Here is the output file generated


Here is the sample for your reference:


Could you Please take a look at the sample above and kindly let me know if you still find any problem, if not could you please modify this sample so that I can reproduce the issue. This would help me in investigating this issue further.



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