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How do I read formatted text from Excel into vb.net?

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I am trying to read an Excel worksheet into my application, where the data will be manipulated in a database setting.

The code I am using is:

Dim x As Object = CreateObject("Excel.application")
Dim t as object = x.ActiveWorkbook.Sheets(1).cells(rowno, cellno).value

The problem is that in the case of formatted text (containing bold, underline etc) only the text string is retrieved. How do I read the formatting code from Excel?
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