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Copy from Excel

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127455 Nov 16,2016 09:29 AM Nov 17,2016 07:24 AM JavaScript 1
Tags: ejGrid
Asked On November 16, 2016 09:29 AM

Is it possible to copy cells from MS Excel and paste them in ejGrid? or maybe i have to use other type of javascript grid?


Karthick Kuppusamy [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 17, 2016 07:24 AM

Hi Ignacio, 

Thanks for Contacting Syncfusion support. 

We have analyzed your requirement and we have created a sample based on your requirement.In that sample we have converted the excel data to the Json data and we binded that data to the grid. 

Please find the code example. 

<script type="text/javascript"> 
        var data = [{ ID: 10248,Name: "Nancy", Address: "132,Capitalway,USA",MobileNumber:9898934539 }, 
                       { ID: 10249, Name:"andrew",Address: "4746,Seattle,USA",MobileNumber:9898432464 }, 
        $(function () { 
                dataSource: data, 
                allowPaging: true, 
                columns: [ 
                         { field: "ID", headerText: "ID", textAlign: ej.TextAlign.Right, width: 65 }, 
                         { field: "Name", headerText: "Name", width: 90 }, 
                         { field: "Address", headerText: "Address", width: 90 }, 
                         { field: "MobileNumber", headerText: "Mobile Number", width: 90, textAlign: ej.TextAlign.Right }, 

Converting Pasted Data to JSON 
The HTML markup and jQuery scripts play a vital role in getting clipboard Excel information and converting it to JSON. Also, for this purpose, We have written the jquery.pastable.js file in the jQuery plug-in style. 
Note: The jquery.pastable.js file is attached with the sample at the end of this post. 
The final script and HTML mark up are as follows.  
<b>Paste your Excel data here:</b> <br> 
                <div id="pastable" contenteditable="true" style="width: 0; height: 40px; padding-left: 250px; overflow: hidden; border: solid 1px; text-indent: 100px; font-size: 0;"> </div> 
                OnPasteComplete: function (data) { 
                    var jsonData = []; 
                    // Ensuring the pasted information is Excel data or HTML table data. 
                    if (data instanceof Object) { 
                        for (i = 0; i < data.length; i++) { 
                    var gridData = JSON.stringify(jsonData); 
                    var gridObj = $("#Grid").data("ejGrid"); 
                    gridObj.dataSource(ej.parseJSON(gridData));//binding the excel data to the grid  
Please find the Snapshots for your reference. 

Excel data. 


Before Pasting. 


After pasting. 

Note:Grid column and the pasted excel data columns are must same order. 

Please refer the following UG Link for your reference. 



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