With this code, you can import data from an Excel sheet directly (without saving it first as a Lotus 1-2-3 file).
Note: This will only work when run on a Windows platform with MS Office installed.
Sub ImportXL %REM This subroutine imports data from an Excel Sheet. Created by Dr. Nadir Patir Istanbul Pazarlama A.S., Istanbul Turkey E-Mail: email@example.com This routine is used in TeamWork CRM software of author. EXCEL SHEET FORMAT: Row 1 of Excel Sheet must contain Field Names to be imported. Column 1 of Excel Sheet must contain Form name. (You can import data to different forms based on form name in column 1.) Each row will be imported to a document. %END REM Dim ws As New NotesUIWorkspace Dim session As New NotesSession Dim db As NotesDatabase Dim doc As NotesDocument Dim item As NotesItem Dim App As Variant, Wbook As Variant, WSheet As Variant Dim v As Variant Dim row As Double Dim form As String, fileXL As String, calcf As String, t As String Dim title(255) As String, x(1) As String Dim k As Integer, cols As Integer Dim cnt As Long Set db = session.CurrentDatabase Set App = CreateObject("Excel.Application") App.Visible = False 'Choose Excel file v=ws.OpenFileDialog(False, "Please Select Excel File", "*.xls", "") If Isempty(v) Then Exit Sub fileXL=v(0) cnt=0 App.Workbooks.Open fileXL Set Wbook = App.ActiveWorkbook Set WSheet = Wbook.ActiveSheet If Wsheet.Cells(1, 1).Value<>"Form" Then Messagebox "First Column of Excel sheet must contain Form names" Goto fin End If 'Recalc question x(0)="Yes" x(1)="No" calcf= ws.Prompt( PROMPT_OKCANCELLIST, "CALC", "Calculate fields on form during document Import?","No", x ) If calcf="" Then Exit Sub 'Read field names cols=1 For k=1 To 255 title(k)=Wsheet.Cells(1, k).Value If Trim(title(k))="" Then cols=k-1 Exit For End If Next 'Import documents row=2 form=Trim(Cstr(Wsheet.Cells(row, 1).Value)) Do While form<>"" Set doc=db.CreateDocument doc.Form = form For k=2 To cols t=Trim(Cstr(Wsheet.Cells(row, k).Value)) If t<>"" Then Set item = doc.ReplaceItemValue( title(k), t ) End If Next 'Calculate If calcf="Yes" Then Call doc.ComputeWithForm(False,False) End If 'Save Call doc.Save(True,True) cnt=cnt+1 Print cnt row=row+1 form=Trim(Cstr(Wsheet.Cells(row, 1).Value)) Loop fin: Messagebox Cstr(cnt) + " documents imported" App.Application.Quit Set App = Nothing Set Wbook = Nothing Set Wsheet = Nothing End Sub
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