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This function is one of Plugins Operation.You can find the movie in ARGOS RPA+ video tutorial.



Excel Advanced III

Author: Irene Cho

Primary Features

  • You can create paste new values or replace the old values to new ones.
  • Simple excel formulas such as count, counta, countif, sum, vloookup can be performed

Prerequisite

  • Local MS Excel 

    IMPORTANT NOTE

    Excel Advanced III (AdvIII) is designed to take CSV as an input. However, it is an Excel plugin after all. There are some limitations with CSV data type. If your CSV includes special data types such as date/time, percentage, and currency, they may be handled only as string thus some formulas may not work. 



Need help?

Technical contact to tech@argos-labs.com


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1. Plugin operations and required parameters

  • Common parameters
    • Sheetname: A sheetname for the excel file which default is 0
    • Save As: A new filename 
    • Encoding: UTF-8 is default
    • Format Cell/Range: Cell or range of cells to change the specific excel format
    • Format: Specify the type of formats e.g. YYYY-MM-DD

    Operations

    Parameters

    Output

    Put value/formula


    Newvalue: A new value to put (e.g. 10)

    Filepath

    Cell/Range: A cell/range to paste


    Replace value/formula


    Oldvalue: An old value to put (e.g. 10)


    Filepath

    Newvalue: A new value to put (e.g. 10)

    Cell/Range (optional): A cell or range to replace the values

    *If you don’t specify, the whole sheet will be replaced

    Convert str2num

    *convert string to numeric values

    Cell/Range

    Filepath



    VLOOKUP

    Cell for formula: A cell to save the VLOOKUP formula



    VLOOKUP Value

    Cell/Range: range containing the lookup value

    Target Cell: lookup value

    Index: the column number in the range containing the return value

    True: Approximate match (TRUE) or Exact match (FALSE)



    COUNT

    Cell for formula: A cell to save the COUNT formula


    COUNT Value

    New Value: New values to count (e.g. 1,2)

    Cell/Range


    COUNTA

    Cell for formula: A cell to save the COUNTA formula


    COUNTA Value

    Cell/Range

    COUNTIF

    Cell for formula: A cell to save the COUNIF formula


    COUNTIF Value

    Cell/Range

    Condition: The condition for COUNTIF function

    *Use 2 double quotation marks for the condition e.g. ““>10””

    SUM

    Cell for formula: A cell to save the SUM formula


    SUM Value

    New Value: A numeric value to be added

    Cell/Range

    Fill formula

    *Put the formula in the range

    New Value: New formula

    File Path

    Cell/Range: Range to paste


    (info) The function of ’Cell for formula’ parameter? It is a cell which stores output value.


2. Example of the plugin in STU

  • SUM