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VB.Net - Excel Formatting Issue From VB6 Conversion

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I am having an issue when the formatting routine executes against the Excel spreadsheet that is created by this application. It is a VB6 program that I ran the conversion on.  I have not made any code changes to this formatting routine.  

Here is the line thatI am getting the error on:
If exlWS.Cells(x, 7) <> "" Then exlWS.Cells(x, 7) = CDec(exlWS.Cells(x, 7))

I attached the pop-up error message box.

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jimbo99999
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by:nmarun
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I'm not seeing the attachment. Also let me know what data you are trying to convert to a decimal.

Arun
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Try
exlWS.Cells(x, 7).ToString <> ""

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by:Jimbo99999
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Ok, that got me past the first part and now on the ...Then exlWS.Cells(x, 7) = CDec(exlWS.Cells(x, 7)) I get an error:

Conversion from type 'Range' to type 'Decimal' is not valid.
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by:nmarun
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Again, try CDec(exlWS.Cells(x, 7).ToString)

Arun
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Either use ToString or use .Value

CDec(exlWS.Cells(x, 7).Value)
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Working now...thanks.
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