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Explode the number of available Excel object actions

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By: Jeremy Dean
05-11-2022 05:06

There are dozens of Excel functions that are not included in BP out-of-the-box but can be added with the use of a simple enumerator in the code.  For example 'Save as CSV' changes wb.SaveAs(filename) to wb.SaveAs(filename,6)

Explode the number of actions available to users by including these enumerators as variables in the interface or passing the variable to the action OOTB - rather than forcing users to re-code the VBO statements individually.


Comments

2 days ago

In my ignorance, I would not suppose making changes to any original BP object could be considered a good idea. A BP reinstall after whatever calamity, or even an upgrade, would make such new functionality disappear, rendering processes that use it unmaintainable.
In my ignorant view, if new functionality is required on eg. Excel, then a new object should be created or downloaded.
I could be wrong though...convince me!

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