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    Cell Settings Imported
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    This table summarizes how the cell settings are handled when Spread imports data from an Excel file. The properties are members of the Cell class unless specifically noted otherwise. They are also members of the Column class and Row class if you needed to set the cells of an entire column or entire row. For formula settings, refer to Formula Settings Imported.

    Excel Setting Related Spread Property or Method Remarks

    Cell color or pattern

    BackColor

    ForeColor

    Spread reads the color setting from Excel and assigns color based on the setting of each cell’s individual setting. Fill patterns are not supported.

    Cell blocks

    selections in Spread

    Sets selected cell blocks in Spread as they were when file was saved in Excel.

    Cell borders

    Border

    Spread imports borders. Refer to Border Styles Substituted for details. Spread sets the color to the color used in Excel.

    Cell formats

    CellType

    Spread imports all the Excel cell formats to the General cell type and assigns the formats as closely as possible by setting the NumberFormat, DateTimeFormat, and FormatString properties.

    Cell value

    Value

    Spread imports cell contents as the Value and displays it at size specified by the Font property.

    Columns

    Column

    See the Column object in Spread.

    Conditional Formatting

    SetConditionalFormatting

    The imported conditional formatting is similar to the Spread conditional formatting that uses rules.

    Fonts, font types

    Font

    Spread loads the cell fonts from Excel.

    Formulas

     

    Refer to the Formula Settings Imported.

    Horizontal and vertical text alignment

    HorizontalAlignment

    VerticalAlignment

    Spread imports the Excel setting.

    Locked cells

    Locked

    Spread imports the Excel setting. Note the default value of the Lock property is True for all cells in Excel.

    See Protected in the table of Workbook Settings Imported.

    Comments

    Note

    Spread provides cell notes for corresponding comments in Excel cells. Excel always displays comment indicators, so Spread’s CellNoteIndicator property is set to true.

    Hyperlink object

     

    Spread does not import hyperlinks.

    Merged cells

    ColumnSpan

    RowSpan

    Spread creates a span range corresponding to the merged cells in Excel.

    Outlining

    AddRangeGroup

    Spread imports the Excel setting.

    Rows

    Row

    See the Row object in Spread.

    Sparklines Sparkline Sparklines are imported.
    TextIndent TextIndent Spread imports the Excel setting.
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