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How to create an Excel file from DataTable in C#, VB.NET

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. Exporting DataTable to Excel worksheet can be achieved through ImportDataTable only after the DataTable is filled with data.


Steps to create an Excel file from DataTable programmatically:


  1. Create a new C# console application project.


Create Console application in Visual Studio


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


Add XlsIO reference to the project


  1. Include following namespaces in Program.cs file.




  1. Add the following code snippet to create Excel worksheet from DataTable.




  1. Load the DataTable using the following simple static method.




A complete working example to create Excel file from DataTable can be downloaded from Create-Excel-from-DataTable.zip


By executing the program, you will get the Excel file as follows.


Create Excel File form 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:

Create DataTable from Excel file



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Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
9109 08/06/2018 10/15/2018 WinForms XlsIO
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