_QueryTable.TextFileColumnDataTypes _QueryTable.TextFileColumnDataTypes _QueryTable.TextFileColumnDataTypes Property


Returns or sets an ordered array of constants that specify the data types applied to the corresponding columns in the text file that you’re importing into a query table. The default constant for each column is xlGeneral. Read/write Object.

 property System::Object ^ TextFileColumnDataTypes { System::Object ^ get(); void set(System::Object ^ value); };
public object TextFileColumnDataTypes { get; set; }
Public Property TextFileColumnDataTypes As Object
Property Value


You can use the XlColumnDataType constants listed in the following table to specify the column data types used or the actions taken during the data import.

xlGeneralFormat General
xlTextFormat Text
xlSkipColumn Skip column
xlDMYFormat Day-Month-Year date format
xlDYMFormat Day-Year-Month date format
xlEMDFormat EMD date
xlMDYFormat Month-Day-Year date format
xlMYDFormat Month-Year-Day date format
xlYDMFormat Year-Day-Month date format
xlYMDFormat Year-Month-Day date format

Use this property only when your query table is based on data from a text file (with the QueryType property set to xlTextImport).

If you specify more elements in the array than there are columns, those values are ignored.

You can use xlEMDFormat only if Taiwanese language support is installed and selected. The xlEMDFormat constant specifies that Taiwanese era dates are being used.

Applies to