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Writes a formula and value in a cell.

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XL 6.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteFormulaNumber"; bookRef; sheetIndex; Row; Column; Formula; Value { ; Format } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
bookRef The reference to the 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
Row The row for the cell. First row has index 0. $row
Column The column for the cell. First column has index 0. $column
Formula The new formula to write. "1+2"
Value The number value to put in cell. 3
Format The format for the cell. This is index from 0 to XL.GetFormatCount-1 in the book's list of formats. 0 Optional


Returns OK or error.


Writes a formula and value in a cell.
The value should be the current result, so there is something to display without calculating.

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Created 7th October 2016, last changed 22nd April 2017

XL.Sheet.CellWriteFormulaBoolean - XL.Sheet.CellWriteFormulaText