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Add Sheet

Actions » Windows » File Handling » Excel » Add Sheet

The action Add Sheet inserts a new worksheet to an existing Excel file.


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  1. Open the Windows node in the Workspace Explorer.
  2. Open the File Handling node.
  3. In the Excel node, select the Add Sheet action.

Parameters:

The action has the following input parameters:


NAME DESCRIPTION
Path Name
Specifies the Excel File where the worksheet is to be added.

Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Globa]l
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Enum] 
Sheet Name
The worksheet name to be added to the Excel file.

Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Global]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Enum]
Column Information
Sets content and format of the column in a worksheet.

Parameters for the "Column" sub-branch:

  • Name - the column name
  • Width - the column width in pixels
  • Alignment - text column alignment can be General, Left, Center, Right, Fill, Justify, Center Continuous, Distributed
  • Bold Font - determines whether the text will be bold or not
  • Font Size - the font size of the text in pixels
  • Font - the type of font to be used. Lists derived from the installed fonts on a device
  • Fore Color - the foreground color of the text in a cell
  • Back Color - the background color of the cell
Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Global]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Enum]

Results:

The action returns the following results:


NAME
DESCRIPTION
Result
Confirms if the worksheet was successfully added or not.

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]
Allowed Data Type [Boolean]
Path Name
The complete path of the Excel file where the worksheet was added.

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]

Example 1 (Insert a worksheet in an Excel file):

This example places another worksheet named "archives" into an Excel file. Information details about the zip files from a specified directory are added to the worksheet. When the action is successful, the number of files added to the worksheet is then output via Write Text.


See other Excel operations:

Create File
Get Sheet Information
Rename Sheet
Delete Sheet
Insert Data
Update Data
Get Data
Format Cells
Clear Cells
Delete Cells