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Powershell function to create an excel spreadsheet multiple sheets - and ApproveIt on workstation

kjanicke
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The attached code is a function I am calling.  I can call the function but something won't let me create the file.  It may be approveit related.

Error: You cannot call a method on a null-valued expression.
Exception calling "Add" with "0" argument(s): "The server threw an exception. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80010105 (RPC_E_SERVERFAULT))"
At :line:12 char:28
+ $Book = $Excel.Workbooks.Add <<<< ()

Anybody got any tips?  If I can't create the file, can anybody provide some assistance how to call a prefabbed excel file with multiple worksheets?
#----------------Function NEWEXCEL------------
Function NewExcel ($users2, $dir2)
{
$Excel = New-Object -Com Excel.Application
#$Excel.visible = $True
$Book = $Excel.Workbooks.Add()
$Sheet = $Book.WorkSheets.Item(1)
$Sheet.Cells.Item(1,1) = "User Name"
$Sheet.Cells.Item(1,2) = "Size (GB)"
 
$WorkBook = $Sheet.UsedRange
$WorkBook.Font.Bold = $True
$sheet.name = "$dir2"
$intRow = 2
foreach ($user in $users2) {
$sheet.Cells.Item($intRow,1) = $user.MailboxDisplayName
$sheet.Cells.Item($intRow,2) = "{0,7:n2}" -f ($user.Size / 1MB)
$Introw++
}
 
$WorkBook.EntireColumn.AutoFit()
$sheet.SaveAs("c:\$date\$date-$dir2")
$excel.quit()
}
#-----------------------------------------------

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Commented:
It fails WAY before the file create.

I would do it line by line in Powershell to know exactly what fails.
Commented:
Nope.  It fails at the file create.  This is not the whole script.

It is approveit.  Rather than fiddling with the settings, I just removed ApproveIt.

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