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I need my application to be able to register an XLS table that does not have a set range. One time it may be A2:AL10000, the next it may be A2:AL2000, etc. I have not seen this anywhere in the reference manual. Any ideas?

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The way around this is to use Mapbasic to first import the unknown XLS without a specified range. Then check how many columns/rows were imported, close the XLS and then reopen with the correct range.

The process/code is detailed here: http://testdrive.mapinfo.com/TechSupp/MIProd.nsf/8525626e005d691e8525626d0074fc65/f6487f3b430d322e8525667a004fcb48?OpenDocument

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