Visual Studio - Export DataGridView into Excel in TEXT format

Hi

I have this code that transfer all rows from my DataGridView into Excel, but in General format.

I would like to do the transfer in TEXT format.

How can i do that please?

Thanks for your help

    Private Sub Button5_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs) Handles Button5.Click
        Dim xlApp As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application
        Dim xlWorkBook As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook
        Dim xlWorkSheet As Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Worksheet
        Dim misValue As Object = System.Reflection.Missing.Value
        Dim i As Integer
        Dim j As Integer

        xlApp = New Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application
        xlWorkBook = xlApp.Workbooks.Add(misValue)
        xlWorkSheet = xlWorkBook.Sheets("Feuil1")


        For i = 0 To DataGrid.RowCount - 1
            For j = 0 To DataGrid.ColumnCount - 1
                For k As Integer = 1 To DataGrid.Columns.Count
                    If DataGrid(j, i).Value IsNot Nothing Then
                        xlWorkSheet.Cells(1, k) = DataGrid.Columns(k - 1).HeaderText
                        xlWorkSheet.Cells(i + 2, j + 1) = DataGrid(j, i).Value.ToString()
                    End If
                Next
            Next
        Next


        xlWorkSheet.SaveAs("C:\Users\xxxx\Desktop\vbexcel.xlsx")
        xlWorkBook.Close()
        xlApp.Quit()

        releaseObject(xlApp)
        releaseObject(xlWorkBook)
        releaseObject(xlWorkSheet)

        Dim res As MsgBoxResult
        res = MsgBox("Process completed, Would you like to open file?", MsgBoxStyle.YesNo)
        If (res = MsgBoxResult.Yes) Then
            Process.Start("C:\Users\xxxx\Desktop\vbexcel.xlsx")
        End If
    End Sub

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Robberbaron (robr)Commented:
by recording a macro in excel , gave me
   ActiveCell.Offset(1, 1).Range("A1:A10").Select
    Selection.NumberFormat = "@"

so try

        xlWorkSheet.Cells(1, k).NumberFormat = "@"  '<<<<<                
        xlWorkSheet.Cells(1, k) = DataGrid.Columns(k - 1).HeaderText
         xlWorkSheet.Cells(i + 2, j + 1).NumberFormat = "@"  '<<<<<        
        xlWorkSheet.Cells(i + 2, j + 1) = DataGrid(j, i).Value.ToString()

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Wilder1626Author Commented:
Thanks a lot for your help

It works
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