How to: Programmatically display a string in a worksheet cell
This example demonstrates how to display text in a cell programmatically. To display text in cell, use either a NamedRange control or a native Excel range object.
Applies to: The information in this topic applies to document-level projects and VSTO Add-in projects for Excel. For more information, see Features available by Office application and project type.
Use a NamedRange control
This example uses a NamedRange control named
message. The control must be added to a document-level customization at design time. The following code must be placed in a sheet class, not in the
To display text in a NamedRange control
Set the value of the NamedRange control to Hello World.
this.message.Value2 = "Hello world";
Me.message.Value2 = "Hello world"
Use a native Excel range
The following code creates a new range programmatically and then assigns a value to it.
To display text in an Excel range
Retrieve the range at cell A1 on
Sheet1and set the value to Hello World.
Excel.Range rng = Globals.Sheet1.Range["A1"]; rng.Value2 = "Hello world";
Dim rng As Excel.Range = Globals.Sheet1.Range("A1") rng.Value2 = "Hello world"