Spread Windows Forms 6.0 Product Documentation
GetText Method
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FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly > FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace > SheetView Class : GetText Method

Row index
Column index

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Gets the formatted text in the cell on this sheet using the FarPoint.Win.Spread.CellType.IFormatter object for the cell.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Function GetText( _
   ByVal row As Integer, _
   ByVal column As Integer _
) As String
Visual Basic (Usage)Copy Code
Dim instance As SheetView
Dim row As Integer
Dim column As Integer
Dim value As String
value = instance.GetText(row, column)
public string GetText( 
   int row,
   int column


Row index
Column index

Return Value

String containing the text in the cell, formatted using the cell's formatter


System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException Specified row index is out of range; must be between 0 and the total number of rows
System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException Specified column index is out of range; must be between 0 and the total number of columns


Besides using this method, you can get or set the value in a cell using various properties of the sheet (SheetView object) or properties of the cell (Cell object). For more information, see Handling Data Using Sheet Methods and Handling Data Using Cell Properties.

Remember that the data may be displayed differently in a cell depending on the cell type. For more information, see Understanding Cell Type Effects on Displaying Data.


This example illustrates the use of this member by returning the text (formatted data) for the specified cell.
C#Copy Code
fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.SetText(0, 0, "FarPoint");
label1.Text = "The text in the first cell is - " + fpSpread1.ActiveSheet.GetText(0, 0);
Visual BasicCopy Code
FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.SetText(0, 0, "FarPoint")
Label1.Text = "The text in the first cell is - " & FpSpread1.ActiveSheet.GetText(0, 0)


Target Platforms: Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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