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CSV Format: History, Advantages and Why It Is Still Popular
Comma-separated values (more commonly known as the CSV) is a very popular format that is used heavily for data storage and manipulation tasks. This is the go-to format for many scientific and business operations. The specialty of the CSV format lies in its simplicity. The CSV format is primarily used for storing tabular data i.e. data that can be decomposed into rows and columns. A CSV file consists of one or more rows. Each row, [...]
Learn TOP-40 Excel Advanced Features and Functions in 2020
Microsoft Office Excel is one of the most important tools to perform the calculation, analysis, and visualization of data and information. It helps people to organize and process data by the use of columns and rows with formulas and some cool features of MS Excel. In MS-Excel 2010, row numbers range from 1 to 1048576. There are a total of 1048576 rows, and columns range from A to XFD and there are a total of [...]
How to Convert PDF Files into Excel Chart Creation
PDF files are the most commonly used file formats in electronic documents. It is widely known that PDF is the single most popular format for documents outside of the office. You will most likely encounter PDF files at work virtually every other day. One of the most common problems associated with PDF documents is their conversion to other formats for modification and different usage. You might perhaps want to open and modify a chart in [...]
Guide on How to Convert Excel and PDF into Flat Files
You might have come across the name flat-file and wondered what it is and why it is important. Well, a flat file is a file that contains records that do not have a structured interrelationship. It is simply a text file that does not contain any structure characters of processing from application files such as Excel and PDF. A flat file is made up of a single data table. A flat file allows a user [...]
Ultimate Comparison: RPA vs Excel programming
RPA and Excel both are responsible for bringing a revolution in the computer science world. RPA is responsible for bringing automation while Excel too is responsible for bringing a kind of automation in processing large sets of data but it is a little different from RPA. This post explains the difference between RPA and Excel. RPA  EXCEL Robotic process automation (RPA) platform is used to develop a software robot (or ‘RPA bot’) to reproduce the [...]
Exporting/Converting Excel to different formats with ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK
Let's say you have an Excel file and you want to convert it to different formats like JSON/PDF/CSV etc. One way is to get data out of it and manually perform saving data to a particular format, you need to make sure you are syntactically correct and follow all format related specifications. Another way to use some third-party libraries for this task. In this article, we’ll be using Bytescout Spreadsheet SDK for the same task. [...]
Creating Excel by importing data with ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK
Developers often need to create Excel files for various tasks such as creating reports, sharing data with other teams, etc. One of the ways to create Excel programmatically it to have a loop and go through cell-by-cell and fill data to it. But there's always a smarter way to do things. Wouldn't it be nice if there's a way by which we can just provide any data source (be it either data table, JSON, List, [...]
Creating, Formatting excel with various options using Bytescout Spreadsheet SDK in C# – Part 2
This is the second part of a series of articles on formatting and manipulating the Excel file using ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK. Many organizations rely on Microsoft Excel for the day-to-day activities of their business like data analysis, sales projections, reporting, etc. So before we go ahead, if you haven’t studied the previous parts of this article, I would highly recommend to read it now. You can get part 1 of this article here. This article [...]
Creating, Formatting Excel with various options using ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK in C# – Part 1
Microsoft Excel is used in almost all types of industries and professions. Bankers, accountants, consultants, analysts, etc. all use an excel on a consistent basis. As a developer, you will often be given a requirement to programmatically generate the interactive excel worksheet either for reporting purposes or for presentation purposes. ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK has provided, in no particular order, and out of box features to formatting and manipulating the excel file. In this article, we [...]
Create/Manipulate Excel file with different options using ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK in C#
One of the oldest of the Microsoft Office applications - Excel is already packed with a rich set of features. As a developer many times we have to work with excel files like creating/modifying etc. Programming with Excel can be a crucial solution with data-rich projects/applications. ByteScout Spreadsheet SDK provides many features that let the developer create rich Microsoft Excel solutions with the use of its easy and extensive SDKs. In this article, we are [...]