UiPath Activities Guide

Read Cell

UiPath.Excel.Activities.ExcelReadCell

Reads the value of an Excel cell and stores it in a variable. Can only be used inside the Excel Application Scope activity.

Properties

Common

  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.

Input

  • Cell - The cell that you want to read. Only String variables and strings are supported.
  • SheetName - The name of the sheet in which the cell that you want to read is. By default, this is filled in with "Sheet1." Only String variables and strings are supported.

Misc

  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.

Options

  • PreserveFormat - Selecting this check box keeps the formatting of the cell that you want to read. By default, the check box is cleared.

Output

  • Result - Stores the information from the specified spreadsheet cell in a variable.

Example of how to use the Read Cell activity

To exemplify how to use this activity, we have built an automation project which analyzes the results of a file and rearranges them in the correct order. You can download the example from here


Read Cell


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