Solved

Manipulate an Excel spredsheet (csv) file with C#

Posted on 2010-08-29
4
481 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hello Experts,

I have a CSV file that needs to be altered programatically. I would like to delete several rows and change the names of a couple of cells.

Does anyone know how to do this using C#?

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:Saxitalis
[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
4 Comments
 
LVL 9

Assisted Solution

by:Tom
Tom earned 166 total points
ID: 33552911
good tutorial here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306683

Basically you first create a macro in excel that do the job and then call it from C#
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
roxviper earned 167 total points
ID: 33552943
Hi,

I have found a simple csv parser here. Take a look, maybe it will help you: http://knab.ws/blog/index.php?/archives/3-CSV-file-parser-and-writer-in-C-Part-1.html
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:vanslyker
vanslyker earned 167 total points
ID: 33558585
There's also 3rd party tools which can do this quite easily.
http://www.componentone.com/SuperProducts/ExcelNET/ 
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Saxitalis
ID: 33590991
I went about this a different way but thease are all valid solutions for my question...

thanks
0

Featured Post

Increase Agility with Enabled Toolchains

Connect your existing build, deployment, management, monitoring, and collaboration platforms. From Puppet to Chef, HipChat to Slack, ServiceNow to JIRA, Splunk to New Relic and beyond, hand off data between systems to engage the right people.

Connect with xMatters.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Entity Framework is a powerful tool to help you interact with the DataBase but still doesn't help much when we have a Stored Procedure that returns more than one resultset. The solution takes some of out-of-the-box thinking; read on!
Exception Handling is in the core of any application that is able to dignify its name. In this article, I'll guide you through the process of writing a DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) Exception Handling mechanism, using Aspect Oriented Programming.
Come and listen to Percona CEO Peter Zaitsev discuss what’s new in Percona open source software, including Percona Server for MySQL (https://www.percona.com/software/mysql-database/percona-server) and MongoDB (https://www.percona.com/software/mongo-…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…

696 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