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Daniel Duffy's C++ ExcelDriver

Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
"My office is 365, which is 2016."

I don't have Excel 2016 myself but I know someone has it and I am using VS2017.

What are the settings to be made in ExcelImports.cpp to get it running?

muchos gracias

@APalley
@GONG CHEN
 

Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
oops! I don't have permission to read that link.

It is someone who is doing my FDM course.
 
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Hey @APalley

I solve this after I reinstalled my Excel 2017(office 360) and I kept all the installing setting in default. I also ran VS in administration mode.

Also my path code is

#import "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\root\VFS\ProgramFilesCommonX86\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE16\MSO.DLL" rename("DocumentProperties", "DocumentPropertiesXL") rename("RGB", "RGBXL")
#import "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\root\VFS\ProgramFilesCommonX86\Microsoft Shared\VBA\VBA6\VBE6EXT.OLB"
#import "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\EXCEL.EXE" rename("DialogBox", "DialogBoxXL") rename("RGB", "RGBXL") rename("DocumentProperties", "DocumentPropertiesXL") rename("ReplaceText", "ReplaceTextXL") rename("CopyFile", "CopyFileXL") no_dual_interfaces
 

Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
Anyone using the Driver with Excel 2019? This works ==>

C++:
#import "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\vfs\ProgramFilesCommonX86\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE16\MSO.DLL" rename("DocumentProperties", "DocumentPropertiesXL") rename("RGB", "RGBXL")

#import "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\vfs\ProgramFilesCommonX86\Microsoft Shared\VBA\VBA6\VBE6EXT.OLB"

#import "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\EXCEL.EXE" rename("DialogBox", "DialogBoxXL") rename("RGB", "RGBXL") rename("DocumentProperties", "DocumentPropertiesXL") rename("ReplaceText", "ReplaceTextXL") rename("CopyFile", "CopyFileXL") no_dual_interfaces
 
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What is the exact error you see?
1>------ Build started: Project: ODE Test, Configuration: Debug Win32 ------
1>ExcelDriverLite.cpp
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2146: syntax error: missing ')' before identifier 'sheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(53): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(53): error C2447: '{': missing function header (old-style formal list?)
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2146: syntax error: missing ')' before identifier 'sheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(82): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(82): error C2447: '{': missing function header (old-style formal list?)
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2065: '_com_error': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2065: 'error': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2182: 'ThrowAsString': illegal use of type 'void'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(106): error C2448: 'ThrowAsString': function-style initializer appears to be a function definition
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(118): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(118): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(119): error C2550: 'ExcelDriver': constructor initializer lists are only allowed on constructor definitions
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(123): error C3861: 'CoInitialize': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(126): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(127): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(127): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(127): error C2065: 'xlWorksheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2065: '_WorkbookPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pWorkbook'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pSheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(135): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(137): error C2061: syntax error: identifier '_com_error'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(137): error C2310: catch handlers must specify one type
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(139): error C2065: 'error': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(141): warning C4508: 'ExcelDriver': function should return a value; 'void' return type assumed
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(145): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(145): error C2523: '<Unknown>::~ExcelDriver': destructor tag mismatch
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(146): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(148): error C3861: 'CoUninitialize': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(149): warning C4508: 'ExcelDriver': function should return a value; 'void' return type assumed
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '&'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C2365: 'ExcelDriver': redefinition; previous definition was 'function'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C2059: syntax error: '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C2447: '{': missing function header (old-style formal list?)
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C2039: 'list': is not a member of 'std'
1>c:\program files (x86)\microsoft visual studio\2017\community\vc\tools\msvc\14.16.27023\include\complex(40): note: see declaration of 'std'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C2143: syntax error: missing ',' before '<'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2065: '_WorkbookPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pWorkbook'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pSheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(181): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(183): error C2065: 'vectorList': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C2065: 'xTitle': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C3861: 'ToSheetVertical': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(187): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2039: 'list': is not a member of 'std'
1>c:\program files (x86)\microsoft visual studio\2017\community\vc\tools\msvc\14.16.27023\include\complex(40): note: see declaration of 'std'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2275: 'std::string': illegal use of this type as an expression
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): note: see declaration of 'std::string'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2039: 'const_iterator': is not a member of '`global namespace''
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2065: 'const_iterator': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'labelIt'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2065: 'labelIt': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2065: 'labels': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(191): error C2065: 'vectorList': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(191): error C3536: 'vectorIt': cannot be used before it is initialized
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(194): error C2065: 'labelIt': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C2100: illegal indirection
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C3861: 'ToSheetVertical': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(200): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(200): error C2065: 'labelIt': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2065: 'RangePtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pBeginRange'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2065: 'pBeginRange': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2065: 'RangePtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pEndRange'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2065: 'pEndRange': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'RangePtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pTotalRange'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'pTotalRange': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'Range': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2059: syntax error: ')'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(209): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(209): fatal error C1003: error count exceeds 100; stopping compilation
 
1>------ Build started: Project: ODE Test, Configuration: Debug Win32 ------
1>ExcelDriverLite.cpp
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(50): error C2146: syntax error: missing ')' before identifier 'sheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(53): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(53): error C2447: '{': missing function header (old-style formal list?)
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(79): error C2146: syntax error: missing ')' before identifier 'sheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(82): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(82): error C2447: '{': missing function header (old-style formal list?)
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2065: '_com_error': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2065: 'error': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(105): error C2182: 'ThrowAsString': illegal use of type 'void'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(106): error C2448: 'ThrowAsString': function-style initializer appears to be a function definition
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(118): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(118): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(119): error C2550: 'ExcelDriver': constructor initializer lists are only allowed on constructor definitions
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(123): error C3861: 'CoInitialize': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(126): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(127): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(127): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(127): error C2065: 'xlWorksheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2065: '_WorkbookPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pWorkbook'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(132): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pSheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(134): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(135): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(137): error C2061: syntax error: identifier '_com_error'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(137): error C2310: catch handlers must specify one type
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(139): error C2065: 'error': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(141): warning C4508: 'ExcelDriver': function should return a value; 'void' return type assumed
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(145): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(145): error C2523: '<Unknown>::~ExcelDriver': destructor tag mismatch
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(146): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(148): error C3861: 'CoUninitialize': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(149): warning C4508: 'ExcelDriver': function should return a value; 'void' return type assumed
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '&'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C2365: 'ExcelDriver': redefinition; previous definition was 'function'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(153): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C2059: syntax error: '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C2143: syntax error: missing ';' before '{'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(154): error C2447: '{': missing function header (old-style formal list?)
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C2653: 'ExcelDriver': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C2039: 'list': is not a member of 'std'
1>c:\program files (x86)\microsoft visual studio\2017\community\vc\tools\msvc\14.16.27023\include\complex(40): note: see declaration of 'std'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C4430: missing type specifier - int assumed. Note: C++ does not support default-int
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(166): error C2143: syntax error: missing ',' before '<'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2065: '_WorkbookPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pWorkbook'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(175): error C2065: 'xl': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2065: '_WorksheetPtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pSheet'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(176): error C2065: 'pWorkbook': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(181): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(183): error C2065: 'vectorList': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C2065: 'xTitle': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(186): error C3861: 'ToSheetVertical': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(187): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2039: 'list': is not a member of 'std'
1>c:\program files (x86)\microsoft visual studio\2017\community\vc\tools\msvc\14.16.27023\include\complex(40): note: see declaration of 'std'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2275: 'std::string': illegal use of this type as an expression
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): note: see declaration of 'std::string'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2039: 'const_iterator': is not a member of '`global namespace''
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2065: 'const_iterator': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'labelIt'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2065: 'labelIt': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(190): error C2065: 'labels': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(191): error C2065: 'vectorList': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(191): error C3536: 'vectorIt': cannot be used before it is initialized
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(194): error C2065: 'labelIt': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C2100: illegal indirection
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(197): error C3861: 'ToSheetVertical': identifier not found
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(200): error C2065: 'curDataColumn': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(200): error C2065: 'labelIt': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2065: 'RangePtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pBeginRange'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2065: 'pBeginRange': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(204): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2065: 'RangePtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pEndRange'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2065: 'pEndRange': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(205): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'RangePtr': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2146: syntax error: missing ';' before identifier 'pTotalRange'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'pTotalRange': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'pSheet': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2065: 'Range': undeclared identifier
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(206): error C2059: syntax error: ')'
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(209): error C2653: 'Excel': is not a class or namespace name
1>c:\users\69047\onedrive\desktop\datasim pde\ode101\exceldriverlite.cpp(209): fatal error C1003: error count exceeds 100; stopping compilation
This looks to me like a project structure issue; missing #includes, incorrect additional include directories, and/or incorrect/missing files being linked as part of the project.

Are you using a provided project (similar to the one provided to your during QN C++) or creating your own project with these files?
 
This looks to me like a project structure issue; missing #includes, incorrect additional include directories, and/or incorrect/missing files being linked as part of the project.

Are you using a provided project (similar to the one provided to your during QN C++) or creating your own project with these files?
It is a provided project similar to the one provided during QN C++.
 

Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
Create your own new Console project and add the stuff that is needed

imports
include stuff for ExcelDriver and Boost
#include "ExcelDriverLite.hpp"

at least these and then rebuild.
 
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Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
A general remark that causes issues and leads to somewhat (and long) trial-and-error debugging sessions:
  1. Distinguishing between compiler and linking errors; knowing what they are, what causes them and how to resolve them.
  2. Seeing a compiler as a series of steps to translate Hello.cpp to Hello.exe
  3. Really reading error messages and go to step 1.
  4. When debugging, reduce the scope (e.g. 1st test w/o ExcelDriver). Solving 2 problems simultaneously is not a good idea.
  5. Take an analytical approach.
In one of my early modules I explain the compilation process.
 
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