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Reads a value value from a cell.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XL 10.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellReadValue"; bookRef; sheetIndex; Row; Column )   More


Parameter Description Example
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


Returns value or error.


Reads a value value from a cell.
Depending on content we return number, boolean, text or timestamp.
Empty, blank or error cells will return empty value.

See also

Release notes

  • Version 10.5
    • Added XL.Sheet.CellReadValue function.

Created 1st October 2020, last changed 1st October 2020

XL.Sheet.CellReadTexts   -   XL.Sheet.CellType

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