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I think the following discovery might be useful for you:
I openend an Excel-workbook to extract some data, as instructed in the node above:
This worked with some files, but with one I repeatedly got an error-message that the operation could not be done due to some high load in Excel.
The resulting investigation showed that this special file contained very complex pivot-tables. As a result, opening it seems not to be finished when I tried to access the worksheet. Strange. Fortunately, this could be solved very easily with the following code:
Hope this node helps you (and saves you some debugging-time) in case you encounter the same situation!Rata
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