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Copies one cell.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server FileMaker iOS SDK
XL 11.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "XL.CopyCellValue"; bookRef1; bookRef2; sheetIndex1; sheetIndex2; SourceRow; DestRow; SourceCol; DestCol { ; Options } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
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
sheetIndex1 The source index of the sheet. This number ranges from 0 to XL.Book.SheetCount-1. 0
sheetIndex2 The destination index of the sheet. This number ranges from 0 to XL.Book.SheetCount-1. 0
SourceRow The source row index. $srow
DestRow The destination row index. $drow
SourceCol The source col index. $scol
DestCol The destination col index. $dcol
Options Which items to skip when copying content. "" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Copies one cell.
Source and destination can be in different sheets/books.
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.

If source and dest sheet are the same, does same as XL.Sheet.CopyCell function.


Copy a cell value:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "XL.CopyCellValue"; $book1; $book2; $sheet1; $sheet2; 3; 4; 1; 1 ) ]

See also

Release notes

  • Version 11.2
    • Added XL.CopyCellValue function.

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Created 2nd April 2021, last changed 2nd April 2021

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