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Does XlsIO support TSV files?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: XlsIO

This article explains whether XlsIO supports TSV files.

Does XlsIO support TSV files?

XlsIO do support opening and saving of TSV files from the assembly version 14.1 onwards. XlsIO do not need string separator for opening TSV files.

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The following C#/VB complete code snippet explains the support of TSV files by XlsIO


using Syncfusion.XlsIO;
using System.IO;
using System.Reflection;
namespace XlsIO_Supports_TSV
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            using (ExcelEngine excelEngine = new ExcelEngine())
                //Instantiate the excel application object.
                IApplication application = excelEngine.Excel;
                //The workbook is opened.
                IWorkbook workbook;
                //Open existing workbook with data entered
                Assembly assembly = typeof(Program).GetTypeInfo().Assembly;
                Stream fileStream = assembly.GetManifestResourceStream("XlsIO_Supports_TSV.Sample.xlsx");
                workbook = application.Workbooks.Open(fileStream, ExcelOpenType.Automatic);
                //The first worksheet object in the worksheets collection is accessed.
                IWorksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets[0];
                //Saving the workbook as TSV file
                Stream stream = File.Create("Output.tsv");
                workbook.SaveAs(stream, "\t");
                //Re-Opening the saved TSV file
                workbook = application.Workbooks.Open("Output.tsv");
                //Saving the workbook as xlsx file
                stream = File.Create("Output.xlsx");


Imports Syncfusion.XlsIO
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Reflection
Namespace XlsIO_Supports_TSV
    Class Program
        Private Shared Sub Main(ByVal args() As String)
            Using excelEngine As ExcelEngine = New ExcelEngine()
                'Instantiate the excel application object.
                Dim application As IApplication = excelEngine.Excel
                'The workbook is opened.
                Dim workbook As IWorkbook
                'Open existing workbook with data entered
                Dim assembly As Assembly = GetType(Program).GetTypeInfo.Assembly
                Dim fileStream As Stream = assembly.GetManifestResourceStream("XlsIO_Supports_TSV.Sample.xlsx")
                workbook = application.Workbooks.Open(fileStream, ExcelOpenType.Automatic)
                'The first worksheet object in the worksheets collection is accessed.
                Dim worksheet As IWorksheet = workbook.Worksheets(0)
                'Saving the workbook as TSV file
                Dim stream As Stream = File.Create("Output.tsv")
                workbook.SaveAs(stream, "" & vbTab)
                'Re-Opening the saved TSV file
                workbook = application.Workbooks.Open("Output.tsv")
                'Saving the workbook as xlsx file
                stream = File.Create("Output.xlsx")
            End Using
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace




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