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How can we improve Excel for Windows (Desktop Application)?

Harmonize Excel.CurrentWorkbook with Excel.Workbook

Please adjust the M-function "Excel.CurrentWorkbook" so that it returns the same items (in the same structure) than Excel.Workbook (in connection with File.Contents) does:

Returning a table view of all elements with helpful columns like "Kind".

But most importantly also returning content from sheets that isn't in a special format like Table or Defined Name but in a simple range.

There are multiple reasons for letting the source-data untouched but also performing transactions on them and I've come across this request very often. The workarounds are pretty painful (error-prone and need to save file before being able to access data).

Thanks a lot!

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  • Sanjeev Soni commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We need to check ay time and combine specific sheets in the current workbook; Please add the functionality to provide same list as Excel.Wookbook

  • Sanjeev Soni commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    There are many instants where need to Grab the Data of the current sheets; These may not be Tables. Therefore "Excel.CurrentWorkbook" shall return the same List that "Excel.Workbook" returns.

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