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Manipulating Excel through VFP

Manipulating Excel through VFP

Manipulating Excel through VFP

I've been able to create and manipulate an Excel spreadsheet from within VFP.  When I close the save and close the spreadsheet (see code below), the XLS file is still tagged as being 'in use' and there is an instance of Excel running when I press a Ctrl-Alt-Del.  How do I successfully close the file and terminate Excel?

** Code from tail end of my program...
wait window 'Saving updated spreadsheet...' timeout 3
release oExcel
close data all

RE: Manipulating Excel through VFP

I had this same experience with Word using its COM interface.  I think what you need, before the RELEASE statement, is:


That should do the trick.

Robert Bradley

FoxDev - Visual FoxPro Development

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