NativeExcel2 for .NET Developer's Reference

View workbook using DataGrid

Example

This example demonstrates how to display the worksheet in a DataGrid control.

[C#]
using System;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Collections;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Data;
using NativeExcel;

namespace WinForms_View
{
	/// <summary>
	/// Summary description for Form1.
	/// </summary>
	public class Form1 : System.Windows.Forms.Form
	{
		private System.Data.DataView dataView1;
		private System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid dataGrid1;
		/// <summary>
		/// Required designer variable.
		/// </summary>
		private System.ComponentModel.Container components = null;

		public Form1()
		{
			//
			// Required for Windows Form Designer support
			//
			InitializeComponent();
			//
			// TODO: Add any constructor code after InitializeComponent call
			//
			Text = "View book.xls"; 
			IWorkbook book = Factory.OpenWorkbook("..\\..\\book.xls");
			if (book != null) {  
				DataTable dt = book.Worksheets[1].UsedRange.GetDataTable(true, true);
				dataView1 = new DataView(dt);
				dataGrid1.DataSource = dataView1; 
			} else {
				//can't to open workbook  
			}
		}

		/// <summary>
		/// Clean up any resources being used.
		/// </summary>
		protected override void Dispose( bool disposing )
		{
			if( disposing )
			{
				if (components != null) 
				{
					components.Dispose();
				}
			}
			base.Dispose( disposing );
		}

		#region Windows Form Designer generated code
		/// <summary>
		/// Required method for Designer support - do not modify
		/// the contents of this method with the code editor.
		/// </summary>
		private void InitializeComponent()
		{
			this.dataGrid1 = new System.Windows.Forms.DataGrid();
			((System.ComponentModel.ISupportInitialize)(this.dataGrid1)).BeginInit();
			this.SuspendLayout();
			// 
			// dataGrid1
			// 
			this.dataGrid1.Anchor = ((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles)((((System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Top | System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Bottom) 
				| System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Left) 
				| System.Windows.Forms.AnchorStyles.Right)));
			this.dataGrid1.CaptionVisible = false;
			this.dataGrid1.DataMember = "";
			this.dataGrid1.HeaderForeColor = System.Drawing.SystemColors.ControlText;
			this.dataGrid1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(0, 0);
			this.dataGrid1.Name = "dataGrid1";
			this.dataGrid1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(288, 272);
			this.dataGrid1.TabIndex = 0;
			// 
			// Form1
			// 
			this.AutoScaleBaseSize = new System.Drawing.Size(5, 13);
			this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(292, 273);
			this.Controls.Add(this.dataGrid1);
			this.Name = "Form1";
			this.Text = "Form1";
			((System.ComponentModel.ISupportInitialize)(this.dataGrid1)).EndInit();
			this.ResumeLayout(false);

		}
		#endregion

		/// <summary>
		/// The main entry point for the application.
		/// </summary>
		[STAThread]
		static void Main() 
		{
			Application.Run(new Form1());
		}
	}
}