Program Excel 2019 with Xojo API2 (XDL-0018)

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If you are starting out with programming or are a professional in Excel and Xojo, the I Wish I Knew How to... Program Excel 2019 with Xojo API2 book is your guide to answer many of the questions and provides solutions to programming Excel 2019 with Xojo. This book is a long-line of compiled information with over 10 years of questions, suggestions, tips, and tricks to create graphs, tables, analyze data, and more.

There are 17 Chapters with more than 380 pages and more than 150 example programs. The book is a live document and will likely have updates in the future.

This ebook is a pdf formatted document and all examples include Xojo 2021 r1.1 API2 code.

Note: The single-purchase (Not 365) Excel 2019 version will need to be purchased and installed on your Windows computer for this to work.

ISBN: 978-1-927924-30-3

New to Version 4.3 - July 2023 - Excel 2019

* Add Hyperlink to a cell

* Add a hyperlink to a shape anchor

* Add Text to a Hyperlink

* Add Screen Tip information to a hyperlink

* Deleting a hyperlink in a cell

* Deleting all hyperlinks

* Add a Hyperlink to a Picture

* Start an Email for Outlook using FollowHyperlink

* Updated book link to

New to Version 4.2 - February 2023 – Excel 2019 and Xojo API2

* Add an object picture

* Retrieve image name

* Rename image

* Retrieve picture dimensions

* Delete an image

* Make an image invisible

* Loop through pictures

* Link pictures to cells

* Image placement and locking

* Increment picture rotation

* Total picture rotation

* Centre image to cell

* Image horizontally flipped

* Image vertically flipped

* Resize an Image

* Stretch an image with cells

* Crop an Image

* Change Z-Order

* Set Background Picture

* Save Picture

New to Version 4.1 – January 2022 – Excel 2019

  • Fixed grammatical errors
  • Added example code that contains parameters and return values
  • Added Chapter 17 on Arrays
  • Added simple Xojo array with Excel data (Example17-1)
  • Added fast array reading with Excel (Example 17-2)
  • Added Excel status (Example 2-9)
  • Added Tab Delimited File saving (Example 5-16)

New to Version 4.0 - June 2021 – Excel 2019 and Xojo API2

* Over 700 changes to Example code. General categories of changes are listed below

* Update code to Microsoft Excel 2019

* Update all code to API 2

* Uses version Xojo 2021 r1.1

* Updated all project IDE minimum versions

* Update plugin installation instructions

* Fixed numerous grammatical errors

* Changed API MsgBox to API2 MessageDialog.Show (Example 2-1)

* Added filename suffix -API2 to signify change in program

* Updated Example2-2 with multiple changes from API1 to API2

* Changed API1 AbsolutePath to API2 NativePath function

* Converted example xls files to xlsx

* Changed GetFolderItem to FolderItem.Constructor

* Changed Date to DateTime (Example 3-14)(Example 7-4)

* Changed Listbox ListIndex to SelectedRowIndex (Example 3-25)

* Changed Listbox ListCount to RowCount

* Changed Listbox Cell to CellValueAt

* Changed Listbox Heading to HeaderAt

* Changed StrComp to String.Compare (Example 3-26)

* Removed extra and unused variables in Examples

* Example 4-10 (4-12) updated to API 2 code, except for Date – no TotalSeconds option available

* Updated to Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable in Example 11-1

* Updated API1 RecordSet to API2 Rowset

* Updated API1 ErrorMessage to API2 DatabaseException

* Updated API1 Field to API2 Column

* Update API1 Value to API2 StringValue

* Removed API1 MoveNext with API2 For Each Row as DatabaseRow in rs

* Updated API1 Microseconds to API2 System.Microseconds

* Updated API1 SetText to API2 Text

* Updated API1 Split to API2 String.Split

* Updated API1 Ubound to API2 LastIndex

* Changed 1-based arrays to 0-based arrays where needed

* Changed to API2 Picture.Save with Picture.Formats type

* Updated Example Excel files from xls to xlsx format

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