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Opening and Navigating Excel with C# - Removing dialogs

, 26 Mar 2009
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Remove dialogs

Introduction

Take a look at the article below first. The only thing I'm adding here is how to remove dialogs... since I couldn't find that anywhere online.

Code

Error: The problem is that every time I run it, a message box comes up saying: "'example.xls' is being modified by johndoe. Open as read-only?"

Solution:

Before opening the Excel file, run this code:

excelApp.DisplayAlerts = false;

So, the entire code would look like this:

Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook workbook;

Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.ApplicationClass excelApp = 
          new Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.ApplicationClass();

excelApp.DisplayAlerts = false;

workbook = excelApp.Workbooks.Open(   
    filename,
    ExcelLib.XlUpdateLinks.xlUpdateLinksAlways, 
    ReadOnly, 5, Type.Missing, Type.Missing, true,
    ExcelLib.XlPlatform.xlWindows, Type.Missing, 
    true, false, Type.Missing, false, false,
    ExcelLib.XlCorruptLoad.xlNormalLoad 
);

And that's all I wanted to add. (Note, the linked article isn't allowing me to post, otherwise I'd have thrown a message up there on it.)

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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ColinBashBash
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United States United States
likes boardgames, computer games, and enjoys his .net programming job.

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GeneralReason you couldn't post a message to the linked article PinmemberKent K31-Mar-09 8:09 

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