Get Cell Value

This action can be used to retrieve the value of the specified Excel Cell object.



  • Excel Document: file name for the target Excel document.

  • WorkSheet: name of the target worksheet within the target Excel document

  • Row: the row index of the target cell

  • Column: the column index of the target cell.


  • Output: the name of the variable used to store the retrieved cell value.


  • Display Name: action display name in your implementation project

  • Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.

  • Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.

  • Abort on Error: True/False

  • Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.

Use Case

Potential Use Cases

  • Get values of certain Excel Cells in order to use them in other calculations

  • Get values of certain Excel Cells in order to include them in an email text

  • Get values of certain Excel Cells as part of a process that requests filling in fields/forms from other applications

Examples of Using Get Cell Value


In this example, the robot will access an Excel file and capture a cell value.

Watch the robot in action:

You can see how the Get Cell Value activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:

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