Range.ExportAsFixedFormat method (Excel)

Exports to a file of the specified format.


expression.ExportAsFixedFormat (Type, FileName, Quality, IncludeDocProperties, IgnorePrintAreas, From, To, OpenAfterPublish, FixedFormatExtClassPtr)

expression A variable that represents a Range object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Type Required XlFixedFormatType The type of file format to export to.
FileName Optional Variant The file name of the file to be saved. You can include a full path, or Excel saves the file in the current folder.
Quality Optional Variant Optional XlFixedFormatQuality. Specifies the quality of the published file.
IncludeDocProperties Optional Variant True to include the document properties; otherwise, False.
IgnorePrintAreas Optional Variant True to ignore any print areas set when publishing; otherwise, False.
From Optional Variant The number of the page at which to start publishing. If this argument is omitted, publishing starts at the beginning.
To Optional Variant The number of the last page to publish. If this argument is omitted, publishing ends with the last page.
OpenAfterPublish Optional Variant True to display the file in the viewer after it is published; otherwise, False.
FixedFormatExtClassPtr Optional Variant Pointer to the FixedFormatExt class.


This method also supports initializing an add-in to export a file to a fixed-format file. For example, Excel will perform file format conversion if the converters are present. The conversion is usually initiated by the user.

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