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How to view spreadsheet in C# and ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK

This code in C# shows how to view spreadsheet with this how to tutorial

The sample source codes on this page shows how to view spreadsheet in C#. ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK: the SDK component for writing, reading, modifying and calculating Excel and CSV spreadsheets. Can calculate and reculculate formulas with Excel installed. You may import or export data to and from CSV, XML, JSON. Supports export to databases, arrays, streams. It can view spreadsheet in C#.

You will save a lot of time on writing and testing code as you may just take the C# code from ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK for view spreadsheet below and use it in your application. This C# sample code is all you need for your app. Just copy and paste the code, add references (if needs to) and you are all set! You can use these C# sample examples in one or many applications.

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Form1.Designer.cs
      
namespace ViewSpreadsheet { partial class Form1 { /// <summary> /// Required designer variable. /// </summary> private System.ComponentModel.IContainer components = null; /// <summary> /// Clean up any resources being used. /// </summary> /// <param name="disposing">true if managed resources should be disposed; otherwise, false.</param> protected override void Dispose(bool disposing) { if (disposing && (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() { System.ComponentModel.ComponentResourceManager resources = new System.ComponentModel.ComponentResourceManager(typeof(Form1)); this.lblStub = new System.Windows.Forms.Label(); this.menuStrip1 = new System.Windows.Forms.MenuStrip(); this.filesToolStripMenuItem = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.tsmiOpen = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.tsmiPrint = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.tsmiPrintPreview = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.tsmiExit = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.helpToolStripMenuItem = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.tsmiVisitWebsite = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.tsmiAbout = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem(); this.toolStrip = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStrip(); this.tsbOpen = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripButton(); this.toolStripSeparator1 = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripSeparator(); this.tsbPromo = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripButton(); this.toolStripSeparator2 = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripSeparator(); this.tsbVisitWebsite = new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripButton(); this.openFileDialog = new System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog(); this.menuStrip1.SuspendLayout(); this.toolStrip.SuspendLayout(); this.SuspendLayout(); // // lblStub // this.lblStub.BackColor = System.Drawing.SystemColors.Window; this.lblStub.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill; this.lblStub.Font = new System.Drawing.Font("Arial", 17.25F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Italic); this.lblStub.ForeColor = System.Drawing.SystemColors.AppWorkspace; this.lblStub.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(0, 49); this.lblStub.Name = "lblStub"; this.lblStub.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(837, 508); this.lblStub.TabIndex = 5; this.lblStub.Text = "Click here to open spreadsheet files: \r\n\r\nExcel 2003/2007 (*.xls, *.xlsx) \r\nOpen " + "Office Calc (*.ods)\r\nCSV Comma Separated Values (*.csv)\r\nTXT tab-delimited value" + "s (*.txt)"; this.lblStub.TextAlign = System.Drawing.ContentAlignment.MiddleCenter; this.lblStub.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsmiOpen_Click); // // menuStrip1 // this.menuStrip1.Items.AddRange(new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem[] { this.filesToolStripMenuItem, this.helpToolStripMenuItem}); this.menuStrip1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(0, 0); this.menuStrip1.Name = "menuStrip1"; this.menuStrip1.Padding = new System.Windows.Forms.Padding(4, 2, 0, 2); this.menuStrip1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(837, 24); this.menuStrip1.TabIndex = 6; this.menuStrip1.Text = "menuStrip1"; // // filesToolStripMenuItem // this.filesToolStripMenuItem.DropDownItems.AddRange(new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem[] { this.tsmiOpen, this.tsmiPrint, this.tsmiPrintPreview, this.tsmiExit}); this.filesToolStripMenuItem.Name = "filesToolStripMenuItem"; this.filesToolStripMenuItem.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(42, 20); this.filesToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Files"; // // tsmiOpen // this.tsmiOpen.Name = "tsmiOpen"; this.tsmiOpen.ShortcutKeys = ((System.Windows.Forms.Keys) ((System.Windows.Forms.Keys.Control | System.Windows.Forms.Keys.O))); this.tsmiOpen.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(166, 22); this.tsmiOpen.Text = "Open"; this.tsmiOpen.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsmiOpen_Click); // // tsmiPrint // this.tsmiPrint.Enabled = false; this.tsmiPrint.Name = "tsmiPrint"; this.tsmiPrint.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(166, 22); this.tsmiPrint.Text = "Print..."; this.tsmiPrint.Visible = false; // // tsmiPrintPreview // this.tsmiPrintPreview.Enabled = false; this.tsmiPrintPreview.Name = "tsmiPrintPreview"; this.tsmiPrintPreview.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(166, 22); this.tsmiPrintPreview.Text = "Print Preview..."; this.tsmiPrintPreview.Visible = false; // // tsmiExit // this.tsmiExit.Name = "tsmiExit"; this.tsmiExit.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(166, 22); this.tsmiExit.Text = "Exit"; this.tsmiExit.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsmiExit_Click); // // helpToolStripMenuItem // this.helpToolStripMenuItem.DropDownItems.AddRange(new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem[] { this.tsmiVisitWebsite, this.tsmiAbout}); this.helpToolStripMenuItem.Name = "helpToolStripMenuItem"; this.helpToolStripMenuItem.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(44, 20); this.helpToolStripMenuItem.Text = "Help"; // // tsmiVisitWebsite // this.tsmiVisitWebsite.Name = "tsmiVisitWebsite"; this.tsmiVisitWebsite.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(152, 22); this.tsmiVisitWebsite.Text = "Visit Website"; this.tsmiVisitWebsite.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsmiVisitWebsite_Click); // // tsmiAbout // this.tsmiAbout.Name = "tsmiAbout"; this.tsmiAbout.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(152, 22); this.tsmiAbout.Text = "About"; this.tsmiAbout.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsmiAbout_Click); // // toolStrip // this.toolStrip.Items.AddRange(new System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem[] { this.tsbOpen, this.toolStripSeparator1, this.tsbPromo, this.toolStripSeparator2, this.tsbVisitWebsite}); this.toolStrip.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(0, 24); this.toolStrip.Name = "toolStrip"; this.toolStrip.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(837, 25); this.toolStrip.TabIndex = 7; this.toolStrip.Text = "toolStrip1"; // // tsbOpen // this.tsbOpen.Font = new System.Drawing.Font("Tahoma", 8.25F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold); this.tsbOpen.ImageTransparentColor = System.Drawing.Color.Black; this.tsbOpen.Name = "tsbOpen"; this.tsbOpen.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(71, 22); this.tsbOpen.Text = "Open File..."; this.tsbOpen.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsmiOpen_Click); // // toolStripSeparator1 // this.toolStripSeparator1.Name = "toolStripSeparator1"; this.toolStripSeparator1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(6, 25); // // tsbPromo // this.tsbPromo.DisplayStyle = System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItemDisplayStyle.Text; this.tsbPromo.Font = new System.Drawing.Font("Tahoma", 8.25F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold); this.tsbPromo.ImageTransparentColor = System.Drawing.Color.Magenta; this.tsbPromo.Name = "tsbPromo"; this.tsbPromo.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(320, 22); this.tsbPromo.Text = "Developers: Check Bytescout Spreadsheet SDK for .NET"; this.tsbPromo.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsbPromo_Click); // // toolStripSeparator2 // this.toolStripSeparator2.Name = "toolStripSeparator2"; this.toolStripSeparator2.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(6, 25); // // tsbVisitWebsite // this.tsbVisitWebsite.DisplayStyle = System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItemDisplayStyle.Text; this.tsbVisitWebsite.Font = new System.Drawing.Font("Tahoma", 8.25F, System.Drawing.FontStyle.Bold); this.tsbVisitWebsite.ImageTransparentColor = System.Drawing.Color.Magenta; this.tsbVisitWebsite.Name = "tsbVisitWebsite"; this.tsbVisitWebsite.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(84, 22); this.tsbVisitWebsite.Text = "Visit Website"; this.tsbVisitWebsite.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.tsmiVisitWebsite_Click); // // openFileDialog // this.openFileDialog.Filter = resources.GetString("openFileDialog.Filter"); this.openFileDialog.SupportMultiDottedExtensions = true; // // Form1 // this.AutoScaleDimensions = new System.Drawing.SizeF(6F, 13F); this.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font; this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(837, 557); this.Controls.Add(this.lblStub); this.Controls.Add(this.toolStrip); this.Controls.Add(this.menuStrip1); this.Name = "Form1"; this.Text = "Spreadsheet Viewer"; this.menuStrip1.ResumeLayout(false); this.menuStrip1.PerformLayout(); this.toolStrip.ResumeLayout(false); this.toolStrip.PerformLayout(); this.ResumeLayout(false); this.PerformLayout(); } #endregion private System.Windows.Forms.Label lblStub; private System.Windows.Forms.MenuStrip menuStrip1; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem filesToolStripMenuItem; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem tsmiOpen; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem tsmiPrint; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem tsmiPrintPreview; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem tsmiExit; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem helpToolStripMenuItem; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem tsmiVisitWebsite; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem tsmiAbout; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStrip toolStrip; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripButton tsbOpen; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripSeparator toolStripSeparator1; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripButton tsbPromo; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripSeparator toolStripSeparator2; private System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripButton tsbVisitWebsite; private System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog openFileDialog; } }

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Form1.cs
      
using System; using System.IO; using System.Text; using System.Windows.Forms; using Bytescout.Spreadsheet; namespace ViewSpreadsheet { public partial class Form1 : Form { private SpreadsheetControl _spreadsheetControl = null; private string _fileName = null; public Form1(string[] args) { if (args.Length > 0 && File.Exists(args[0])) { _fileName = args[0]; } if (_fileName != null) { OpenFile(_fileName); } InitializeComponent(); Icon = Properties.Resources.xlsview; } private void OpenFile(string fileName) { Text = "Spreadsheet Viewer - " + fileName; Spreadsheet xls = new Spreadsheet(); xls.RegistrationName = "demo"; xls.RegistrationKey = "demo"; try { xls.LoadFromFile(fileName); } catch (SpreadsheetProtectionPasswordRequired) { PasswordDialog passwordDialog = new PasswordDialog(); if (passwordDialog.ShowDialog(this) == DialogResult.OK) { xls.LoadFromFile(fileName, CacheType.Memory, ",", Encoding.Default, passwordDialog.Password); } else { return; } } lblStub.Visible = false; if (_spreadsheetControl == null) { _spreadsheetControl = new SpreadsheetControl(); _spreadsheetControl.Dock = DockStyle.Fill; Controls.Add(_spreadsheetControl); _spreadsheetControl.BringToFront(); _spreadsheetControl.Focus(); } Cursor = Cursors.WaitCursor; try { _spreadsheetControl.Spreadsheet = xls; } catch (Exception e) { MessageBox.Show(e.ToString()); } finally { Cursor = Cursors.Default; } } private void tsmiOpen_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { if (openFileDialog.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK) { OpenFile(openFileDialog.FileName); } } private void tsmiAbout_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { MessageBox.Show("Spreadsheet Viewer\n\nwww.bytescout.com\n\nCopyright (c) Bytescout Software 2012", "About..."); } private void tsmiExit_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { Close(); } private void tsmiVisitWebsite_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(@"http://www.bytescout.com"); } private void tsbPromo_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(@"http://bytescout.com/products/developer/spreadsheetsdk/bytescoutspreadsheetsdk.html"); } } }

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PasswordDialog.Designer.cs
      
namespace ViewSpreadsheet { partial class PasswordDialog { /// <summary> /// Required designer variable. /// </summary> private System.ComponentModel.IContainer components = null; /// <summary> /// Clean up any resources being used. /// </summary> /// <param name="disposing">true if managed resources should be disposed; otherwise, false.</param> protected override void Dispose(bool disposing) { if (disposing && (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.textBoxPassword = new System.Windows.Forms.TextBox(); this.label2 = new System.Windows.Forms.Label(); this.checkBoxHide = new System.Windows.Forms.CheckBox(); this.btnOk = new System.Windows.Forms.Button(); this.btnCancel = new System.Windows.Forms.Button(); this.SuspendLayout(); // // textBoxPassword // this.textBoxPassword.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(79, 39); this.textBoxPassword.Name = "textBoxPassword"; this.textBoxPassword.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(168, 22); this.textBoxPassword.TabIndex = 1; // // label2 // this.label2.AutoSize = true; this.label2.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(4, 42); this.label2.Name = "label2"; this.label2.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(73, 17); this.label2.TabIndex = 2; this.label2.Text = "Password:"; // // checkBoxHide // this.checkBoxHide.AutoSize = true; this.checkBoxHide.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(7, 12); this.checkBoxHide.Name = "checkBoxHide"; this.checkBoxHide.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(123, 21); this.checkBoxHide.TabIndex = 3; this.checkBoxHide.Text = "Hide password"; this.checkBoxHide.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true; this.checkBoxHide.CheckedChanged += new System.EventHandler(this.checkBoxHide_CheckedChanged); // // btnOk // this.btnOk.DialogResult = System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK; this.btnOk.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(91, 67); this.btnOk.Name = "btnOk"; this.btnOk.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(75, 23); this.btnOk.TabIndex = 4; this.btnOk.Text = "Ok"; this.btnOk.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true; this.btnOk.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.btnOk_Click); // // btnCancel // this.btnCancel.DialogResult = System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.Cancel; this.btnCancel.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(172, 67); this.btnCancel.Name = "btnCancel"; this.btnCancel.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(75, 23); this.btnCancel.TabIndex = 5; this.btnCancel.Text = "Cancel"; this.btnCancel.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true; this.btnCancel.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.btnCancel_Click); // // PasswordDialog // this.AcceptButton = this.btnOk; this.AutoScaleDimensions = new System.Drawing.SizeF(8F, 16F); this.AutoScaleMode = System.Windows.Forms.AutoScaleMode.Font; this.CancelButton = this.btnCancel; this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(255, 98); this.Controls.Add(this.btnCancel); this.Controls.Add(this.btnOk); this.Controls.Add(this.checkBoxHide); this.Controls.Add(this.label2); this.Controls.Add(this.textBoxPassword); this.FormBorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.FormBorderStyle.FixedDialog; this.MaximizeBox = false; this.MinimizeBox = false; this.Name = "PasswordDialog"; this.SizeGripStyle = System.Windows.Forms.SizeGripStyle.Hide; this.StartPosition = System.Windows.Forms.FormStartPosition.CenterParent; this.Text = "Please enter a password"; this.ResumeLayout(false); this.PerformLayout(); } #endregion private System.Windows.Forms.TextBox textBoxPassword; private System.Windows.Forms.Label label2; private System.Windows.Forms.CheckBox checkBoxHide; private System.Windows.Forms.Button btnOk; private System.Windows.Forms.Button btnCancel; } }

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PasswordDialog.cs
      
using System; using System.Windows.Forms; namespace ViewSpreadsheet { public partial class PasswordDialog : Form { public PasswordDialog() { InitializeComponent(); } public string Password { get { return textBoxPassword.Text; } } private void btnOk_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { //DialogResult = DialogResult.OK; //Close(); } private void btnCancel_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { } private void checkBoxHide_CheckedChanged(object sender, EventArgs e) { if (checkBoxHide.Checked) textBoxPassword.PasswordChar = '*'; else textBoxPassword.PasswordChar = '\0'; } } }

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Program.cs
      
using System; using System.Windows.Forms; namespace ViewSpreadsheet { static class Program { /// <summary> /// The main entry point for the application. /// </summary> [STAThread] static void Main(string[] args) { Application.EnableVisualStyles(); Application.SetCompatibleTextRenderingDefault(false); Application.Run(new Form1(args)); } } }

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