Strange behavour of some DateTime cells in WorkSheet

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  1. Stefan
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    Member since:
    Oct 2015

    Posted 26 Apr 2018 Link to this post

    I am Importing a pretty simple Excel file with one date and two time columns (beside some other text and number columns).

    I go trough the rows and columns of the used cell range to extract their values. Most of the Date and Time cells got the correct CellValueType number and the correct FormatType and FormatString. Some of them however come with a CellValueType.Text and a Value of "error" or "string". Actually 1 of 60 rows is affected where i can not retrieve the date and one of the two time cell values.

    The strange thing here: Creating a Telerik.Web.Spreadsheet.Workbook from the Model.Workbook and adding the worksheet in question to a RadSpreadsheet the RadSpreadSheet will show no problems at all and all the cell formatting also is correct.

    Now is there something fishy with the cell.GetValue()? And is there something i can do to hopefully avoid errors like that. Yes, i could just delete the row and add it again and maybe solve the problem for now. But i will keep the file as it is for Science.

  2. Tanya
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    Posted 01 May 2018 Link to this post

    Hi Stefan,

    This is the first time we encounter such a scenario and I performed a simple test using date values but couldn't reproduce a behavior similar to the described one. I suggest that it might be something related to the particular formatting or value applied to the cell. Can you please share how the file is created and how the values and their formats are applied? It would be great if you can send us a sample document which we can use to test. If you would like, you can open a support ticket where we can privately exchange .zip files.

    Progress Telerik

  3. Stefan
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    Member since:
    Oct 2015

    Posted 02 May 2018 Link to this post

    A ticket has been opened.
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