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Copies a sheet to another book.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XL 6.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "XL.CopySheet"; bookRef1; bookRef2; sheetIndex { ; Options } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
bookRef1 The reference to the source workbook. Please use XL.LoadBook to load a file. $ref
bookRef2 The reference to the destination workbook. Please use XL.LoadBook to load a file. $ref
sheetIndex The index of the sheet. This number ranges from 0 to XL.Book.SheetCount-1. 0
Options Optional
Which items to skip when copying content.


Returns OK or error.


Copies a sheet to another book.
This copies most properties and all cells.
If something is missing, please let us know.

SkipPicturesDon't copy pictures.
SkipMergesDon't copy merged cells.
SkipNamedRangesDon't copy named ranges.
SkipPrintAreaDon't copy print area.
SkipPrintRepeatDon'T copy print repeat
SkipPrintFitDon't copy print fit.
SkipHorPageBreakDon't copy horizontal page breaks.
SkipCommentsDon't copy cell comments.
SkipFormatsDon't copy formats.
SkipRowHiddenDon't copy hidden rows.
SkipColHiddenDon't copy hidden columns.

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Created 7th December 2016, last changed 31st December 2018

XL.CopyRow   -   XL.Date.DoubleToTimeStamp

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