Tag Archives: XLL

Tutorial: COM server support for VBA integration

Functions and macros created in an Excel-DNA add-in can be called directly from Excel VBA by using Application.Run(…). However, .NET also supports creating rich object models that are exported as COM libraries, which can be Tools->Referenced in VBA. Excel-DNA has … Continue reading

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Resizing Excel UDF result arrays

Update (21 June 2017): The most up-to-date version of the ArrayResizer utility can be found here: https://github.com/Excel-DNA/ExcelDna/blob/master/Distribution/Samples/ArrayResizer.dna Update: To work correctly under Excel 2000/2002/2003, this sample requires at least version of Excel-DNA. A common question on the Excel-DNA group is … Continue reading

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Offloading UDF computations to a Windows HPC cluster from Excel 2010

Excel 2010 introduced support for offloading UDF computations to a compute cluster. The Excel blog talks about it http://blogs.msdn.com/b/excel/archive/2010/02/12/offloading-udf-s-to-a-windows-hpc-cluster.aspx, and there are some nice pictures on this TechNet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff877825(WS.10).aspx. Excel-DNA now supports marking functions as cluster-safe, and I have updated the … Continue reading

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