Excel ‘sheetToCopy’

Whenever I see a post from Kiron
I know it will be good.

This copies the ‘sheetToCopy’ sheet from a source workbook (Book1.xlsx) to a destination workbook (Book2.xlsx).

I’ve commented the steps but if you’d like a better description of the process let me know and I’ll try my best…

$file1 = ‘C:Book1.xlsx’                            # source’s fullpath

$file2 = ‘C:Book2.xlsx’                       # destination’s fullpath

$xl = new-object -c excel.application

$xl.displayAlerts = $false                      # don’t prompt the user

$wb1 = $xl.workbooks.open($file1, $null, $true) # open source, readonly

$wb2 = $xl.workbooks.open($file2)                         # open target

$sh1_wb2 = $wb2.sheets.item(1)    # first sheet in destination workbook

$sheetToCopy = $wb1.sheets.item(‘sheetToCopy’)   # source sheet to copy

$sheetToCopy.copy($sh1_wb2) # copy source sheet to destination workbook

$wb1.close($false)                   # close source workbook w/o saving

$wb2.close($true)                 # close and save destination workbook

$xl.quit()

spps -n excel


Kiron

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