ByteScout simple and easy to understand tutorials are planned to describe the code for both VB.NET beginners and advanced programmers. ByteScout Data Extraction Suite: the set that includes 3 SDK products for data extraction from PDF, scans, images and from spreadsheets: PDF Extractor SDK, Data Extraction SDK, Barcode Reader SDK. It can convert xls to csv with spreadsheet sdk in VB.NET.
This prolific sample source code in VB.NET for ByteScout Data Extraction Suite contains various functions and other necessary options you should do calling the API to convert xls to csv with spreadsheet sdk. IF you want to implement the functionality, just copy and paste this code for VB.NET below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Use of ByteScout Data Extraction Suite in VB.NET is also described in the documentation included along with the product.
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Imports Bytescout.Spreadsheet Imports System.IO Imports System.Diagnostics Module Module1 Sub Main() ' Open Spreadsheet Dim document As New Spreadsheet() document.LoadFromFile("SimpleReport.xls") ' remove output file if already exists If File.Exists("SimpleReport.csv") Then File.Delete("SimpleReport.csv") End If document.Workbook.Worksheets(0).SaveAsCSV("SimpleReport.csv") document.Close() ' open output document in default viewer Process.Start("SimpleReport.csv") End Sub End Module