Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Working with Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel

Posted on 2012-03-29
3
Medium Priority
?
295 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-03
I am trying to write using interop an excel book with multiple sheets.  I find that I am unable to get a good code sample to work with.  What I am looking for in the simplest level is a guide that shows how to add multiple worksheets to a workbook or even better still a very small code sample.  The is quite a bit more to the project but this appears to me the only stumbling block to completing the project.
0
Comment
Question by:Alyanto
[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
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 83

Accepted Solution

by:
CodeCruiser earned 1500 total points
ID: 37782836
Check following samples

http://www.dotnetperls.com/excel-vbnet

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301982


To add a sheet, you can call the workbook.Sheets.Add method.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Alyanto
ID: 37786515
I am still looking for a little more on this perhaps a bit of psudo code will relate what i am trying to achive and perhaps I can sign off on the points.

Press button for the spreadsheet to be made
Call class xlFactory withcontructor receiving dataset and some structures to define the layout of the spreadsheet  

xlFactory make(dataset, formatInfo)
  in memory Excel application using Interop
  xlFactory make xlWorkbook(dataset, Formatinfo)
    For each table in the dataset
      make a sheet(enum FormatInfo = tablename)
    next
Save the file
do stuff with file i.e. email, open app on decktop etc

Where I keep failing to understand is the creation of the various elements.  I am sure it is really very straight forward but both of the example are fine but the seem to skip over the creation of the book, sheet etc from interop
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Alyanto
ID: 37802682
Thank for the lead
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

I think the Typed DataTable and Typed DataSet are very good options when working with data, but I don't like auto-generated code. First, I create an Abstract Class for my DataTables Common Code.  This class Inherits from DataTable. Also, it can …
Microsoft Reports are based on a report definition, which is an XML file that describes data and layout for the report, with a different extension. You can create a client-side report definition language (*.rdlc) file with Visual Studio, and build g…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Rick Golba discuss how (and why) you implement high availability in a database environment. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infrastr…
Are you ready to place your question in front of subject-matter experts for more timely responses? With the release of Priority Question, Premium Members, Team Accounts and Qualified Experts can now identify the emergent level of their issue, signal…

618 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