||set report = new ExcelReport(String)
||Instanciate a new object of type ExcelReport, named report, using the path and file name passed in the parameter value as model file|
||report.LineField = String
||Settable property defining the report line range. This property defaults to REPORTLINE. The special value *NONE must be specified for a model used only in page mode.|
||variant = report.RangeValue(String)
||Gettable property allowing to read from Notes the content of an Excel named cell.|
||variant = report.RangeNames
||Gettable property returning the list of names defined in the model.|
This list can be used to find out what Notes documents are necessary to fill the cells of the report.
||This settable property allows the definition of the current sheet in a multi-sheets worksheet. This property defaults to the name of the first sheet in the model.|
||Processes the data exchange in page mode between the Notes document given in parameter and the named cells in the Excel report.|
This method can be called several time with different Notes documents.
||integer = report.fillReportLine (variant)
||Inserts a new line in the report, and fill the columns defined in the LineField range with the values found in the Notes document or the NotesViewEntry sent as parameter for the matching field names or column numbers. If the view row is a total row, only column numbers (vColx or aColx) can be used..
Returns a count of the number of calls.
||Printing of the current sheet of the Excel report, without display of the print dialog box.
||Display the Excel preview of the current Excel report
From this display you can go from page to page and print the report.
||Asks for the insert of a page break before the last line added by the fillReportLine method.
||integer = report.saveAs (String)
||Saves the current Excel report under the path and file name given in parameter.
If a file of the same name already exists in this location, a dialog box is displayed and allows to override the old file, or cancel the operation.
In this version, saveAs is a function returning true or false according to the success of the saving.
The call can be left unchanged in existing code.
||Explicit close of the Excel report.|
This method is called automatically when needed, so its explicit call is optionnal.
If the Excel model is defined with calculation in manual mode, an explicit call has to be used before the import of named cell values.
||Explicit call of the delete function on the ExcelReport object.|
This call is optionnal. Use it if you experience OLE issues, locking of the model file ...
||string = report.lastError
If a save call returns false, this function gives the text or the error message. |
Generally, this text doesn't help very much because it is an OLE error message.