?
Solved

Datagrid to Clipboard/Excel

Posted on 2002-04-24
5
Medium Priority
?
364 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
I'm working at a client site where the client is displayed a datagrid. The client wants to be able to select the grid and copy/paste the contents into Excel. When I did this, excel pasted the contents as a picture. Is there some way code-wise to do this? Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:enoch100
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:enoch100
ID: 6965794
To be more clear, I don't want Excel to paste it as a picture. I would like the cells and data to go into excel.... as cells and data.
0
 

Author Comment

by:enoch100
ID: 6965805
To be more clear, I don't want Excel to paste it as a picture. I would like the cells and data to go into excel.... as cells and data.
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
GregJennings earned 600 total points
ID: 6965871
You could export the grid to a file and then load the file in Excel.
0
 

Author Comment

by:enoch100
ID: 6965898
That's a good idea... I could go thru the cols and put them into a comma-delimited file which they can open up later... Thanks! Didn't even occur to me. <sigh> damn M$ and their clipboard! :)
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:GregJennings
ID: 6965935
You might check to see if there's an export function built in to the control.  I once used a grid control that had an export function and all I had to do was call that function with the output filename and it created the file for me.
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Have you ever wanted to restrict the users input in a textbox to numbers, and while doing that make sure that they can't 'cheat' by pasting in non-numeric text? Of course you can do that with code you write yourself but it's tedious and error-prone …
With User Account Control (UAC) enabled in Windows 7, one needs to open an elevated Command Prompt in order to run scripts under administrative privileges. Although the elevated Command Prompt accomplishes the task, the question How to run as script…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question