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XLSheetMBS.SetHeader(header as string, margin as Double) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets the header text of the sheet when printed.
Notes:
The text appears at the top of every page when printed. The length of the text must be less than or equal to 255. The header text can contain special commands, for example a placeholder for the page number, current date or text formatting attributes. Special commands are represented by single letter with a leading ampersand ("&"). Margin is specified in inches.

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&Lspecifies the beginning of the left section
&Pspecifies the current page number
&Nspecifies the total number of pages
&\d{1,3}specifies the text font size, where font size is measured in points, for example: &9 or &36
&Sspecifies whether the strikethrough text style is on or off
&Xspecifies whether the superscript text style is on or off
&Yspecifies whether the subscript text style is on or off
&Cspecifies the beginning of the center section
&Dspecifies a date
&Tspecifies a time
&Gspecifies a picture
&Uspecifies whether the single underline text style is on or off
&Especifies whether the double underline text style is on or off
&Rspecifies the beginning of the right section
&Zspecifies a workbook file path
&Fspecifies a workbook file name
&Aspecifies a sheet name
&"fontname"specifies the text font, for example: &"Comic Sans MS"
&Bspecifies whether the bold text style is on or off
&Ispecifies whether the italic text style is on or off
&&specifies an ampersand character (&)

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XLSheetMBS.SetHorPageBreak(row as Integer, pageBreak as boolean = true) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets/removes a horizontal page break.
Example:
// new document
dim x as new XLBookMBS

// add a sheet
dim s as XLSheetMBS = x.AddSheet

// write a cell
call s.WriteString(5,5, "Hello")

// now put a page break there
if s.SetHorPageBreak(5, true) then
// and now we have one at row 5
MsgBox str(s.GetHorPageBreakCount)+" "+str(s.GetHorPageBreak(0))
end if
Notes: Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.

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XLSheetMBS.SetMerge(rowFirst as Integer, rowLast as Integer, colFirst as Integer, colLast as Integer) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets merged cells for range: rowFirst - rowLast, colFirst - colLast.
Notes: Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.

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XLSheetMBS.SetNamedRange(name as string, rowFirst as Integer, rowLast as Integer, colFirst as Integer, colLast as Integer, scopeId as Integer = -2) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 14.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets the named range.
Notes:
scopeId - index of sheet for local named range or ScopeWorkbook for global named range.
Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.errorMessage.

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XLSheetMBS.SetPicture(row as Integer, col as Integer, PictureID as Integer, scale as Double = 1.0, OffsetX as Integer = 0, OffsetY as Integer = 0, pos as Integer = 0)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets a picture with pictureId identifier at position row and col with scale factor.
Notes: Use XLBookMBS.addPicture() for getting picture identifier.

See also:

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XLSheetMBS.SetPicture(row as Integer, col as Integer, PictureID as Integer, width as Integer, height as Integer, OffsetX as Integer = 0, OffsetY as Integer = 0, pos as Integer = 0)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets a picture with pictureId identifier at position row and col with custom size.
Notes:
Use XLBookMBS.addPicture() for getting a picture identifier.

Width and height can be -1 for default size of picture.

See also:

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XLSheetMBS.SetPrintArea(rowFirst as Integer, rowLast as Integer, colFirst as Integer, colLast as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets the print area.

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XLSheetMBS.SetPrintFit(wPages as Integer, hPages as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Fits sheet width and sheet height to wPages and hPages respectively.

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XLSheetMBS.SetPrintRepeatCols(colFirst as Integer, colLast as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets repeated columns on each page from colFirst to colLast.

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XLSheetMBS.SetPrintRepeatRows(rowFirst as Integer, rowLast as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets repeated rows on each page from rowFirst to rowLast.

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XLSheetMBS.SetProtectEx(protect as boolean = true, password as string = "", enhancedProtection as Integer = -1)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Protects/unprotects the sheet with password and enchanced parameters below.
Notes: It is possible to combine a few EnhancedProtection values with operator BitwiseOr.

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XLSheetMBS.SetRow(row as Integer, height as Double, format as XLFormatMBS = nil, hidden as boolean = false) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets row height and format.
Notes:
If format is nil then format is ignored. Row may be hidden. Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.

Height is in points. If you want to convert from pixels to points you can use this calculation: points = pixels * 72 / 96. So for a height of 72 pixel, you pass 54 points.

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XLSheetMBS.SetTabColor(colorValue as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets the color for the sheet's tab.

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XLSheetMBS.SetTabRgbColor(red as Integer, green as Integer, blue as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets the color for the sheet's tab.

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XLSheetMBS.SetTopLeftView(row as Integer, col as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 12.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets the first visible row and the leftmost visible column of the sheet.
Example:
// create new xls file
dim book as new XLBookMBS(false)

// create sheet
dim sheet as XLSheetMBS = book.AddSheet("Sheet1")

// set top left view
sheet.SetTopLeftView(2,3)

// read values
dim col, row as Integer
sheet.GetTopLeftView(row, col)

MsgBox str(Row)+", "+str(col) // shows 2, 3

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XLSheetMBS.SetVerPageBreak(row as Integer, pageBreak as boolean = true) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Sets/removes a vertical page break.
Notes: Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.

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XLSheetMBS.Split(row as Integer, col as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Splits a sheet at position (row, col).
Notes: Splits a sheet at position (row, col) or specifies the position of frozen pane. This function allows to freeze a header at top position or freeze some columns on the right.

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XLSheetMBS.SplitInfo(byref row as Integer, byref col as Integer) as Boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 14.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Gets the split information (position of frozen pane) in the sheet.
Notes:
row: vertical position of the split;
col: horizontal position of the split.
Returns true on success.

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XLSheetMBS.Table(index as Integer, byref rowFirst as Integer, byref rowLast as Integer, byref ColFirst as Integer, byref ColLast as Integer, byref headerRowCount as Integer, byref totalsRowCount as Integer) as string
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Gets the table parameters by index.
Notes:
headerRowCount - the number of header rows showing at the top of the table. 0 means that the header row is not shown.
totalsRowCount - the number of totals rows that shall be shown at the bottom of the table. 0 means that the totals row is not shown.
Returns a string representing the name of the table.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteBlank(row as Integer, col as Integer, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes blank cell with specified format.
Notes:
Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.
Col and Row are zero based.
Please remember that Excel files have limits like 65536 rows and 256 columns.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteBoolean(row as Integer, col as Integer, value as boolean, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a bool value into cell with specified format.
Notes:
If format is nil then format is ignored.
Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.
Col and Row are zero based.
Please remember that Excel files have limits like 65536 rows and 256 columns.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteComment(row as Integer, col as Integer, value as string, author as string, width as Integer, height as Integer)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a comment to the cell.
Notes:
row and col: cell's position
value: comment string
author: author string
width: width of text box in pixels
height: height of text box in pixels

Col and Row are zero based.
Please remember that Excel files have limits like 65536 rows and 256 columns.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteDate(row as Integer, col as Integer, value as date, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 15.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No Desktop, Console & Web
Function: Writes a date/time into cell with specified format.
Notes:
If format is nil then format is ignored. Internally uses XLBookMBS.datePack() for packing date/time parts to double.
Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.
Col and Row are zero based.
Please remember that Excel files have limits like 65536 rows and 256 columns.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteDateTime(row as integer, col as integer, value as dateTime, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 20.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a date/time into cell with specified format.
Notes:
If format is nil then format is ignored. Internally uses XLBookMBS.datePack() for packing date/time parts to double.
Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.
Col and Row are zero based.
Please remember that Excel files have limits like 65536 rows and 256 columns.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteError(row as Integer, col as Integer, Error as Integer, format as XLFormatMBS = nil)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes error into the cell with specified format.
Notes: If format equals nil then format is ignored.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteFormula(row as Integer, col as Integer, value as string, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a formula into cell with specified format.
Notes:
If format is nil then format is ignored. Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.
Col and Row are zero based.
Please remember that Excel files have limits like 65536 rows and 256 columns.
As LibXL does not calculate the result of the formula, it will not encode the result in the Excel file. It does only store the formula, so an app opening the file will have to do the calculation. But QuickLook on Mac OS X does not calculate, so results do not show there.
Examples for formulas are: "TODAY()", "IF(C1>0;ABS(C1*D1);"""")", "SUM(E16:E38)" or "E39+E39*E40".

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XLSheetMBS.WriteFormulaBool(row as Integer, col as Integer, Expression as string, value as Boolean, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a formula expression with precalculated bool value into cell with specified format.
Notes:
If format equals nil then format is ignored.
Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.errorMessage.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteFormulaNum(row as Integer, col as Integer, Expression as string, value as Double, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a formula expression with precalculated double value into cell with specified format.
Notes: If format equals nil then format is ignored. Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.errorMessage.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteFormulaString(row as Integer, col as Integer, Expression as string, value as String, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 16.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a formula expression with precalculated string value into cell with specified format.
Notes: If format equals nil then format is ignored. Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.errorMessage.

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XLSheetMBS.WriteNumber(row as Integer, col as Integer, value as Double, format as XLFormatMBS = nil) as boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method XL MBS XL Plugin 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Function: Writes a number or date/time into cell with specified format.
Notes:
If format is nil then format is ignored. Use XLBookMBS.datePack() for packing date/time parts to double.
Returns false if error occurs. Get error info with XLBookMBS.ErrorMessage property.
Col and Row are zero based.
Please remember that Excel files have limits like 65536 rows and 256 columns.

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