Forget MS Excel and use FileFormat.Cells to craft & manage MS Excel Spreadsheets. This spreadsheet automation software offers user friendly features.



After the remarkable success of FileFormat.Words, we are excited to introduce FileFormat.Cells for .NET. This open-source C# API empowers .NET developers to programmatically create, design, and enhance MS Excel Spreadsheets. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, integrating FileFormat.Cells into your .NET application is effortless. The importance and versatility of MS Excel in business are undeniable. In this blog post, we will explore crafting MS Excel Spreadsheets using C# and provide code snippets to showcase the capabilities of FileFormat.Cells for .NET.

We will cover the following sections:

MS Excel Spreadsheet Manipulator – Open Source API Installation

When it comes to installing this open-source API, the process is straightforward and seamless within your .NET application. Moreover, the FileFormat.Cells library boasts both lightweight architecture and robust functionalities for seamless MS Excel Spreadsheet interactions. You can acquire its NuGet Package or execute the following command in the NuGet Package Manager to effortlessly integrate this open-source spreadsheet automation software.

Install-Package FileFormat.Cells

How to Create Spreadsheet File Programmatically

With the successful installation of this MS Excel Spreadsheet Manipulator, we can proceed to showcase how to programmatically create an MS Excel Spreadsheet file using C# code snippets.

To craft an empty MS Excel Spreadsheet/Workbook, simply adhere to these steps:

  • Instantiate a Workbook class instance.
  • Utilize the Save method to store the MS Excel Spreadsheet/Workbook on disk.

Copy and paste the following code snippet into your main file and run the program.


And that concludes our blog post. Throughout this guide, we’ve delved into crafting an MS Excel Spreadsheet/Workbook using the open-source FileFormat.Cells in C#. Furthermore, we’ve navigated the installation process for this MS Excel Spreadsheet automation library. Keep in mind, the documentation offers a plethora of additional features waiting to be explored.

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As FileFormat.Cells for .NET stands as an open-source venture, accessible via GitHub, community contributions are sincerely welcomed and greatly valued.

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