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How to copy a cell value instead of formula in Spreadsheet?

Platform: UWP |
Control: SfSpreadsheet
Tags: copypaste

SfSpreadsheet provides support to copy the values in a formula cell instead of formula by overriding the Copy method of SpreadsheetCopyPaste Class.

In the sample, create a CustomCopyPaste class inherited from SpreadsheetCopyPaste class and override the Copy method like below code example.


public class CustomCopyPaste : SpreadsheetCopyPaste
  public SfSpreadsheet spreadSheet
  public CustomCopyPaste(SfSpreadsheet spread)
            : base()
     spreadSheet = spread;
  public override void Copy()
    var copyRange = spreadSheet.ActiveGrid.SelectedRanges.ActiveRange;
    var excelSourceRange = copyRange.ConvertGridRangeToExcelRange(spreadSheet.ActiveGrid);
    SourceWorkbookRange = spreadSheet.ActiveGrid.Worksheet.Range[excelSourceRange];
    SourceGrid = spreadSheet.ActiveGrid;
   public void CopyClipboard(GridRangeInfo copyRange)
            var sb = new StringBuilder();
            for (int i = copyRange.Top; i <= copyRange.Bottom; i++)
                for (int j = copyRange.Left; j <= copyRange.Right; j++)
                    sb.Append(SourceWorkbookRange[i, j].DisplayText);
                    if (j != copyRange.Right)
                if (i != copyRange.Bottom)
            var data = new DataObject();
            if (sb.Length == 0)
                sb.Append(" ");


In the above code example, the copied range’s DisplayText is copied to the Clipboard instead of Value.

Please find the sample link for your reference,







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