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XlsIO importing rows of zero height

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53418 Dec 13,2006 09:01 AM Dec 14,2006 06:39 AM Windows Forms 1
Tags: GridControl
Jonathan Hartley
Asked On December 13, 2006 09:01 AM

Hello there,

We're using XlsIO to import Excel .xls files into our Essential Grid application, with much success, so thanks very much for some fine components.

One problem we've noticed is that rows with height of zero are reported as having the default row height (12.75 for us) by the return from:

Workbook wb = ExcelEngine.Excel.Workbooks.Open(filename);
h = wb.Worksheets[0].Rows[1].RowHeight;

Other non-default row sizes are reported accurately.

Any clues, workarounds, fixes, etc? Thanks for any assistance,


Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On December 14, 2006 06:39 AM

Hi Jonathan,

This can be acheived by derving the GridExcelConverterBase and create the new ExcelToGrid method to set the rowheight properly. Here is a code snippet to show this.

public class GridExcelConverterExt: Syncfusion.GridExcelConverter.GridExcelConverterBase
public GridExcelConverterExt():base(){}

public new void ExcelToGrid( string strFileName, GridModel grid )
ExcelEngine engine = CreateEngine();
IWorkbook book = engine.Excel.Workbooks.Open( strFileName );
IWorksheet sheet = book.Worksheets[ 0 ];
ExcelToGrid( sheet, grid );


book.Close( false );

private void CopyRowHeightToGrid( IWorksheet sheet, GridModel grid )
IRange usedRange = sheet.UsedRange;
for( int i = usedRange.Row, last = usedRange.End.Row; i <= last; i++ )
if( sheet.IsRowVisible(i))
grid.RowHeights[ i ] = sheet.GetRowHeightInPixels( i );
grid.RowHeights[ i ] = 0;

Please refer to attached sample for more details.

Best Regards,


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