spreadsheet to vbs exe

pradyuthal

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how do I convert an excel spreadsheet and/ or workbook to exe file (Visual basic )

Please help me.
 

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GlennUK

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Please explain what you are aiming for ... are you saying you want to look at a spreadsheet without it going through the Excel interface?
 

NdNoviceHlp

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Add the XLS file as a custom resource file to your VB6 project then use this line (if resource file is 101)...
Code:
LoadDataIntoFile 101, "c:\filename.xls"
with this routine..
Code:
Public Sub LoadDataIntoFile(DataName As Integer, filename As String)
    Dim myArray() As Byte
    Dim myFile As Long
    If Dir(filename) = "" Then
        myArray = LoadResData(DataName, "CUSTOM")
        myFile = FreeFile
        Open filename For Binary Access Write As #myFile
        '
        Put #myFile, , myArray
        
        Close #myFile
    End If
End Sub
From VB6, this will place your added XLS resource file into whatever destination you assign (ie."c:\filename.xls"). You can set up your VB6 project to add this file during execution then remove this file before project closing. The file is then only available as an exe. HTH. Dave
 

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