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Copies all content from one book to other book.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XL 5.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "XL.CopyContent"; bookRef; otherBookRef )   More


Parameter Description Example value
bookRef The reference to the workbook. Please use XL.LoadBook to load a file. $ref
otherBookRef The reference to the second workbook. Please use XL.NewBook to create a file. $ref2


Returns OK or error.


Copies all content from one book to other book.

The plugin loops through all sheets and creates matching sheets on new book.
Formats and fonts are created on the fly.

This allows you to convert from XLS to XLSX or back.
Please report if something is not copied. Of course plugin can only copy what libXL supports, so stuff like movies or diagrams are not copied.

See also

Example Databases

Created 11st March 2015, last changed 11st March 2015

XL.Color.UnPack   -   XL.CopyRow

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