Create new book in existing copy of Excel?!


The user has an instance of Excel running and viewing a book. Using Delphi 5, how do I use that instance of Excel to create my new book without calling another new instance of Excel?

Thanks in advance.
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Hi this should be what you are looking for:

uses comobj;

  ExcelApp : Variant;

    ExcelApp := GetActiveOleObject('Excel.Application');
    ExcelApp.Visible := True;

// load a work book

// open a new workbook:

// to run a new instance of excell:
    ExcelApp := createOleObject('Excel.Application');

// to quit

Rob ;-)

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foxvisionAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much.
good luck to you!
Rob ;-)
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