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Microsoft Excel#

Use the Microsoft Excel node to automate work in Microsoft Excel, and integrate Microsoft Excel with other applications. n8n has built-in support for a wide range of Microsoft Excel features, including adding and retrieving lists of table data, and workbooks, as well as getting worksheets.

On this page, you'll find a list of operations the Microsoft Excel node supports and links to more resources.


Refer to Microsoft Excel credentials for guidance on setting up authentication.

Examples and templates

For usage examples and templates to help you get started, take a look at n8n's Microsoft Excel integrations list.

Basic Operations#

  • Table
    • Adds rows to the end of the table
    • Retrieve a list of table columns
    • Retrieve a list of table rows
    • Looks for a specific column value and then returns the matching row
  • Workbook
    • Adds a new worksheet to the workbook.
    • Get data of all workbooks
  • Worksheet
    • Get all worksheets
    • Get worksheet content

What to do if your operation isn't supported#

If this node doesn't support the operation you want to do, you can use the HTTP Request node to call the service's API.

You can use the credential you created for this service in the HTTP Request node:

  1. In the HTTP Request node, select Authentication > Predefined Credential Type.
  2. Select the service you want to connect to.
  3. Select your credential.

Refer to Custom API operations for more information.