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How to set font color for Excel header and footer using Syncfusion XlsIO

Platform: WinForms |
Control: XlsIO

Syncfusion XlsIO is a .NET Excel library that allows you to create, read, and edit Microsoft Excel files in any .NET application. This article explains how to set font color to a page header using Syncfusion XlsIO.


using (ExcelEngine excelEngine = new ExcelEngine())
    //Get the application.
    IApplication application = excelEngine.Excel;
    application.DefaultVersion = ExcelVersion.Xlsx;
    //Create the workbook.
    IWorkbook workbook = application.Workbooks.Create(1);
    //Get the first worksheet.
    IWorksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];
    //Set value in worksheet
    worksheet.Range["A1:A5"].Value = "Sample";
    //Set header and footer with color
    worksheet.PageSetup.CenterHeader = "&K05+039 Header";
    worksheet.PageSetup.CenterFooter = "&K09+039 &P";
    //Save the Excel document.


A complete working sample can be downloaded from SetFontColorInHeaderFooter.zip.

Please find the output screenshot below.

Font color for header and footer

Font color for header footer

Take a moment to peruse the documentation, where you can find basic worksheet data manipulation options along with features like Conditional Formatting, worksheet calculations through Formulas, adding Charts in worksheet or workbook, organizing and analyzing data through Tables and Pivot Tables, appending multiple records to worksheet using Template Markers, and most importantly PDF and Image conversions etc. with code examples.

Click here to explore the rich set of Syncfusion Excel (XlsIO) library features.

See Also:

Font Style for Excel Header and Footer


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