Update range

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Update the properties of range object.


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) Files.ReadWrite Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Files.ReadWrite Not available.
Application Not supported. Not supported.

HTTP request

PATCH /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/names/{name}/range
PATCH /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/names/{name}/range
PATCH /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/worksheets/{id|name}/range(address='<address>')
PATCH /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/worksheets/{id|name}/range(address='<address>')
PATCH /me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/tables/{id|name}/columns/{id|name}/range
PATCH /me/drive/root:/{item-path}:/workbook/tables/{id|name}/columns/{id|name}/range

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-Type application/json. Required.
Workbook-Session-Id Workbook session Id that determines if changes are persisted or not. Optional.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated. Existing properties that aren't included in the request body maintains their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance, you shouldn't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
columnHidden boolean Represents if all columns of the current range are hidden.
formulas Json Represents the formula in A1-style notation.
formulasLocal Json Represents the formula in A1-style notation, in the user's language and number-formatting locale. For example, the English "=SUM(A1, 1.5)" formula would become "=SUMME(A1; 1,5)" in German.
formulasR1C1 Json Represents the formula in R1C1-style notation.
numberFormat Json Represents Excel's number format code for the given cell.
rowHidden boolean Represents if all rows of the current range are hidden.
values Json Represents the raw values of the specified range. The data returned could be of type string, number, or a boolean. Cell that contains an error returns the error string.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and updated Range object in the response body.



The following example shows a request. It updates a range - values, number-format and formula. The null input is to instruct the API to ignore the cell for that particular input. The values, number-format and formulas can be independently updated or combined together in the same API call.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/drive/items/{id}/workbook/worksheets/{sheet-id}/range(address='A1:B2')
Content-type: application/json

"values" : [["Hello", "100"],["1/1/2016", null]],
"formulas" : [[null, null], [null, "=B1*2"]],
"numberFormat" : [[null,null], ["m-ddd", null]]

The following example shows the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

  "address": "address-value",
  "addressLocal": "addressLocal-value",
  "cellCount": 99,
  "columnCount": 99,
  "columnIndex": 99,
  "valueTypes": "valueTypes-value"