XLS Sheet Appender

This Node Is Deprecated — This node is kept for backwards-compatibility, but the usage in new workflows is no longer recommended. The documentation below might contain more information.

This node writes the input data table into a spreadsheet and appends it to an existing workbook. If no workbook is present a new one will be created. The files can be read then with other applications like Microsoft Excel, for example. The writer supports both the old 'xls' format as well as 'xlsx', whereby the same limitations apply as described in the documentation to the XLS Writer node (max 65536x256 for 'xls').
Note that if the destination location is a remote URL not all options are available because in general it's not possible to determine whether the remote location exists. In this case it will always be overwritten.


Output location
Enter a valid file name or URL. You can also choose a previously selected location from the drop-down list, or select a file from the "Browse..." dialog.
Abort if file does not exist
Abort the execution if the XLS file does not exist. If this option is not selected a new file will be created.
Abort if sheet already exists
If a sheet with the same name does already exist, then the execution will fail. If this option is not selected the old sheet will be replaced by the new one.
Open file after execution
Opens the file after it has been successfully written. The file will be opened in the default application of the system. This might not be supported by every system.
Sheet name
Name of the sheet that will be created. If left empty, the name of the input table will be used.
Write column header
If checked, the column names are written out in the first row of the spreadsheet.
Write row ID
If checked, the row IDs are added to the output, in the first column of the spreadsheet.
Evaluate Formulas on write
If checked, all formulas in the file will be evaluated after the sheet has been written. This is useful if other sheets in the file refer to the data just written and their content needs updating.
Missing Value Pattern
Enter a pattern that is set for missing data values. If not specified, the corresponding data cell of the spreadsheet stays empty.
Autosize columns
Fits the columns width to the content.
Sets the print format to portrait or landscape.
Paper size
Sets the paper size in the print setup.
Exclude/Include columns
Select the columns that will be written in the XLS file. If the columns in the input table should change, they will automatically be excluded.

Input Ports

The data table to write out.

Output Ports

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