## ClosedXML read row with VLOOKUP formula

im currently working on a project that reads data from excel using closedXML but im having errors with my code because the excel cells have vlookup formulas in it. is there a way for closedxml to read row values with vlookup formulas? Thanks!

this is where i get the "Syntax Error" error:

if (rowValue.Cell(colnum).HasFormula) { ((IDictionary<String, Object>)item)[field] = rowValue.Cell(colnum).Value.ToString(); }

The `develop`

branch of http://github.com/ClosedXML/ClosedXML now supports `VLOOKUP`

and `HLOOKUP`

.

**ClosedXML read row with VLOOKUP formula,** ClosedXML is a .NET library for reading, manipulating and writing Excel 2007+ (.xlsx, .xlsm) files. It aims to provide an intuitive and user-friendly ClosedXML doesn't support VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP formulas. If you need them you have to implement them manually by reading the range of cells and searching for the row or column with the given value.

Just found the **ValueCached** gave the right text. (ClosedXML_v0.76.0.0)

IXLCell JobCell = row.Cells().Where(item => item.Address.ColumnLetter == "B").FirstOrDefault(); } string Job = JobCell.RichText.Text; if (string.IsNullOrEmpty(Job)) { Job = JobCell.ValueCached; }

**Using Formulas · ClosedXML/ClosedXML Wiki · GitHub,** NET library for reading, manipulating and writing Excel 2007+ (.xlsx, The first table doesn't have to start on the first row nor the first column. Hey Kristy, Reading the inputs to Excel formulas can sometimes be a PITA, probably because they were written by software developers*. For the rest of us mere mortals, here’s a “translation” to help you read the VLOOKUP formula.

ClosedXML doesn't support `VLOOKUP`

and `HLOOKUP`

formulas. If you need them you have to implement them manually by reading the range of cells and searching for the row or column with the given value.

**Finding and extracting the data · ClosedXML/ClosedXML Wiki · GitHub,** Row(row).Cell(6).Value.ToString()); //row is an int value that increases each time After looking at that github link, I found that I am using the VLOOKUP formula Recommended Reading: VLOOKUP In VBA – With Examples. How to return multiple columns from a VLOOKUP? Till now we have seen VLOOKUP functions that only returns a single column. But there are times when you need a VLOOKUP function to return multiple columns from the specified row. So, you have to make a VLOOKUP formula that can fetch multiple

As Raidri mentions VLOOKUPS are not supported in Closed XML.

See this discussion on the closedxml codebase forum for updates on VLOOKUP support in closed xml

https://closedxml.codeplex.com/discussions/569497

A suggested workaround would be to write a VBA macro for your template file to hook into the before save event, and paste special values into a hidden worksheet, and upload from there. See these links for a starter on doing that.

Pasting special values programattically in VBA - How to remove formulas from sheet but keep their calculated values Hooking in to the before save event - http://www.mrexcel.com/forum/excel-questions/374035-visual-basic-applications-save-event.html

**ClosedXML+read+row+with+VLOOKUP+formula,** I am trying to change the text of cells in the first row of the spreadsheet, The develop branch of http://github.com/ClosedXML/ClosedXML now supports VLOOKUP When I read the cell value using ClosedXML (in a unit test), the value read I have already excel template which has already inserted with some formulas By combining the VLOOKUP function with the MATCH function, we can achieve a lookup to a row and a column at the same time; this is often referred to as a two-way lookup. MATCH The MATCH function is a very useful; it returns the position of a lookup value within a range.

**ClosedXML help : csharp,** Open issues for ClosedXML. ClosedXML open issues (View Closed Issues) a range will alter the worksheet names in a Formula; over 3 years checkboxes support over 3 years Image support; over 3 years Allow Access to lower level xml over 3 years Vlookup using wrong row numbers; over 3 years Formulas like 1. In the above formula, E1 is the value that we want to look for its row number, and A1:A10 is the range of cells where we want to search. 2. You should notice that the above formula returns a relative reference, not an absolute reference to the worksheet cell. In this example, if you change your search range to A2:A10, the row number will be

**The easy way to OpenXML |Page 92, Chan:10932787 ,** How to check if it is string or date or Lookup or Formauls and read them HasFormula). {. dt.Rows[dt.Rows.Count - 1][0] = cell.Value.ToString();. }. Gets a collection of all rows in this worksheet. IXLRows Rows (String rows) Gets a collection of the specified rows in this worksheet, separated by commas. e.g. Rows(“4:5”), Rows(“7:8,10:11”), Rows(“13”) Parameters. rows: The rows to return. IXLRows Rows (Int32 firstRow, Int32 lastRow) Gets a collection of the specified rows in this

**Open issues for ClosedXML,** This section explains about how to create, read, edit & calculate formula in an Excel file incremented by 1, when you fill formulas down a column or across a row by LOGNORMDIST, Returns the cumulative log-normal distribution. LOOKUP This could also happen in HLOOKUP, but I do not call that function currently. Another possible issue is the range lookup code, where the (bool)(p[3]); throws an exception when I call it when the p[3] does not exist. i.e. VLOOKUP(C9,Factors!B7:D15,3)