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Last updated May 14, 2024

Delete Range

UiPath.MicrosoftOffice365.Activities.Excel.DeleteRangeConnections

Description

Deletes a cell range from the specified Excel workbook.

Scopes

This activity requires the following scopes:

  • Files.ReadWrite
  • Files.ReadWrite.All
  • Sites.ReadWrite.All

Project compatibility

Windows | Cross-platform

Configuration

  • Microsoft OneDrive & SharePoint connection - The connection for the Microsoft 365 account to use in the activity.
  • Workbook - The Excel workbook to use. The method to specify the folder to be retrieved: Folder picker, Enter Id, Enter Url.
    • File/Folder picker option: Click the Folder docs image icon to browse the OneDrive or SharePoint files/folders and select a spreadsheet. This option accepts input as IResource.
      • Use the See more button menu to use a variable or select the Reload Folder Picker option if you've modified your folders and need to retrieve the latest data.

    • Enter Id option:

      • Workbook Id - The ID of the workbook of interest. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
      • SharePoint site address - The URL of the SharePoint site that contains the file or folder. This property supports String variables and string formatted values. Open your SharePoint site in a browser and copy its URL, e.g., https://yourcompany.sharepoint.com/sites/ProductOfficial.
      • SharePoint document library - The document library within the indicated SharePoint site that contains the file or folder. This property supports String variables and string formatted values. Open the Documents tab in your SharePoint site and copy the URL, e.g., https://yourcompany.sharepoint.com/sites/ProductOfficial/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx.
    • Enter Url option:

      • Workbook Url - The URL of the workbook of interest. This property supports String variables and string formatted values. Retrieve the URL by opening the file in a browser.
  • Range - Select the Range or a Sheet to delete. A full A1 Range notation can be used, e.g. Sheet1!A1:C10, or a NamedRange, e.g., Clients. Select a range from the dropdown menu. This field is prepopulated with sheets identified in the selected workbook. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
    • Select the Update Ranges option if you've modified your sheets and need to retrieve the latest data.

  • Delete behavior - Indicates the delete mode. The available options are:
    • Clear - Clear the selected range. Default option.
    • Rows - Delete entire sheet rows of the selected range.
    • Columns - Delete entire sheet columns of the selected range.
Known limitations for requests

Be aware of request/response limits when working with ranges. The limit stands at 4 MB, e.g., on average 10,000 cells with 20 characters each for Read requests, 4,000 cells with 20 characters each for Write requests. For more information, see Excel specifications and limits.

Example



See also:
  • Description
  • Project compatibility
  • Configuration
  • Example

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