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How to export data from Excel file to DataTable

Syncfusion Essential XlsIO is a .NET Excel library used to create, read, and edit Excel documents. Using this library, you can import or export data between worksheet and DataTable in C# and VB.NET.

 

Essential XlsIO supports exporting data from worksheet to data tables and CLR objects including DataTable and DynamicObjects. Different exporting options for exporting data to DataTable called ExcelExportDataTableOptions are also supported in XlsIO facilitating customized import.

 

Steps to export data from an Excel file to DataTable programmatically:

 

  1. Create a new C# console application project.

 

Create Console application in Visual Studio

 

  1. Install Syncfusion.XlsIO.Base NuGet package as a reference to your .NET Framework applications from the NuGet.org.

 

Add XlsIO reference to the project

 

  1. Include the following namespaces in the Program.cs file.

 

 

 

  1. Add the following code snippet to open an Existing Excel file and export the data to DataTable.

 

 

 

A complete working along with the input file used can be downloaded from Excel-to-DataTable.zip

 

By executing the program, you will get the DataTable as follows.

 

Export data from Excel File to DataTable

 

Know more about Essential XlsIO through the documentation, where you can find supported features like importing and exporting in DataTable, appending multiple records to worksheet using Template Markers, exporting worksheet into CLR Objects with respective code examples.

 

Refer here to explore the rich set of Syncfusion Essential XlsIO features.

 

An online sample link to Export Data using CLR Objects.

 

See Also:

Export data from DataTable to Excel file

 

Note:

Starting with v16.2.0.x, if you reference Syncfusion assemblies from trial setup or from the NuGet feed, include a license key in your projects. Refer to link to learn about generating and registering Syncfusion license key in your application to use the components without trail message.

Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
9094 08/06/2018 08/20/2018 Windows Forms XlsIO
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