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How can i embed excel sheet in my form, just like an activex control?

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Treat excel as ole automation server not favorable for my situation.

One way may be the new OWC(Office Web Component) technology, but it had a lot of limit. For example, only support one sheet.

Any idea?

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Epsylon earned 600 total points
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Use TOleContainer (System tab in component panel).
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by:HBZhang
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Choose OleContainer has one question, how can i access excel worksheet directly?

I want provide user a button to autofill excel sheet with some datasets.

For example:
  OleContainer1.CreateObjectFromFile('c:\test.xls',false);
  OleContainer1.DoVerb(ovSHOW);
  App := GetApplication(OleContainer1.OleObject);
  WorkBook := GetWorkBook(App);
  WorkSheet := GetWorkSheet(WorkBook);
  WorkSheet.Range(xxx) := xxx;

How can I do it if use OleContainer?

Thanks.
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by:HBZhang
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I had get it.

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  xlApp, Sheet: Variant;
begin
  xlApp := OleContainer1.OleObject.Application;
  Sheet := xlApp.WorkBooks[1].WorkSheets[1];
  Sheet.Cells[1, 1] := '1234';
  Sheet.Range['A1:C10'].Font.Bold := True;
end;

Thanks, Epsylon.
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