Validation closed Excel datasheet

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Validation closed Excel datasheet

Post by yaro2o » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:27 am

Hi, I have a problem with the validation of the introduced variable with the cell in Excel. Is it possible to validate from a closed Excel file, does it have to be open?

The program ultimately generates an excel file, but there is a possibility that it will do bad conversion after the changes.

Is it possible to validate from the loaded sheet to the dataconector ?
Do you know any solution?

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Re: Validation closed Excel datasheet

Post by odklizec » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:25 am


I'm pretty sure that the Excel file must be somehow loaded for validation. You can either use a built-in Excel data connector to load the file and validate its cells, or you can use a 3rd party solution (MS Interop.Excel, EPPLus .Net lib, etc...). There are many discussions regarding loading Excel and reading/validating its cells.

For validating whole table, check the code samples available here: ... WholeTable
Of course, you will have to adapt the code to make it working with excel, but the principle should be the same?
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