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Description

Sets a specified sheetnumber as active sheet.

Returns

Does not return a value.

Category

Microsoft Office Integration

Function syntax

SpreadsheetSetActiveSheetNumber(spreadsheetobj, sheetnumber)

See also

SpreadsheetSetActiveSheetSpreadsheetAddColumnSpreadsheetAddImageSpreadsheetAddRow
SpreadsheetDeleteRowSpreadsheetDeleteRowsSpreadsheetFormatRow
SpreadsheetFormatRowsSpreadsheetShiftRows

History

ColdFusion 9: Added the function.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

spreadsheetobj

The Excel spreadsheet object to which to add the split pane.

sheetnumber

The spreadsheet number that must be set as active.

Usage

You can set only one sheet as active at a time. Therefore, any sheet operation is limited to a particular sheet. For operations in any other sheet, you must set that sheet as active.

Example

The following example shows how to switch from one sheet to another and perform operations.

<!--- Get the spreadsheet data as a query. --->
<cfquery
name="courses" datasource="cfdocexamples"
cachedwithin="#CreateTimeSpan(0, 6, 0, 0)#">
SELECT CORNUMBER,DEPT_ID,COURSE_ID,CORNAME
FROM COURSELIST
</cfquery>
<cfset theFile=GetDirectoryFromPath(GetCurrentTemplatePath()) & courses.xls">
<cfspreadsheet action="read" name=theSheet src="#theFile#" sheet="1">

<cfscript>
SpreadsheetAddRows(theSheet,courses);
//Set the sheetnumber 2 as active.
SpreadsheetSetActiveSheetNumber (theSheet, 2);
//Add a new row to the sheet 2.
SpreadsheetAddRows(theSheet,courses);
</cfscript>

<!--- Write the spreadsheet to a file, replacing any existing file. --->
<cfspreadsheet action="write" filename="#theFile#" name="theSheet"
sheet=1 sheetname="courses" overwrite=true>

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