The WinForms Spreadsheet control is an Excel-inspired control that allows you to create, edit, view, and format Microsoft Excel files without having Excel installed. It provides an integrated ribbon to cover any possible business scenario, maximizing its ease of use. It ships with a built-in calculation engine with support for more than 400 of the most widely used formulas. It is built on Essential XlsIO, which features a full-fledged object model similar to the Microsoft Office Automation libraries.
Provides support to display and edit files based on all popular Excel file formats, including XLS and XLSX. You can even open a file in one format and save it to another format.
Load and manipulate Excel workbooks with a large amount of data and any number of worksheets in less time with very minimal memory consumption.
Provides a smooth scrolling experience even with many cells in a view.
Fast and efficient calculation engine with more than 400 Excel functions.
Provides support for editing with the ability to add, edit, and remove formulas in a cell. Users can also select the range reference directly using the mouse or keyboard while entering formulas, just like in Excel.
Provides support for validating the edited values based on the data validation rules defined for a cell or range of cells. Data validations can be applied with operators, alert messages, custom formulas, and drop-down lists.
Built-in support to undo and redo changes made in an Excel workbook. There is no limit to the number of undo and redo operations.
Provides support for clipboard operations with Excel-like paste options, enabling users to paste values or formulas with or without formatting.
Allows users to easily fill or copy a series or pattern of values and formats into neighboring cells in any direction.
Built-in support for hyperlinks and bookmarks. Navigation through bookmarks to a specific cell or range of cells in a workbook is also supported as in Excel.
Supports a wide range of formulas with cross-sheet references, named ranges, table formulas, and array formula support.
Provides a built-in calculation engine which is preloaded with more than 400 Excel-compatible functions covering a broad range of business scenarios.
Built-in support to recalculate values when a precedent cell is edited.
Provides support for named ranges which are used in formulas as substitutes for cell references. The built-in name manager allows you to add, edit, and delete names.
Provides support to import and modify various font formatting options like font size, font family, font styles, font color, and fill color.
Provides support to import and modify various alignments, merged cells, and wrap settings from Excel.
Supports importing and modifying number formats such as currency, percentage, short date, long date, time, fraction, scientific, and custom number formats similar to Excel.
Provides support to import table formats and predefined cell styles from Excel. Also provides support to format a range as a table and define cell styles at run time.
Provides support for conditional formatting, which helps to visually explore and analyze data, detect critical issues, and identify patterns and trends.
Supports formatting the appearance of cells based on their value or the values of any other cells.
Supports data bars for easily spotting large and smaller numbers.
Support color scales for understanding data distribution and variations.
Supports icon sets to distinguish data in three or five categories based on threshold value.
Provides support to import charts from Excel and can be defined at run time. This helps visually enhance the represented data.
Provides support to import sparklines from Excel which visually represent data in a row.
The spreadsheet control is touch optimized for all user interactions, similar to Excel.
Supports selecting a range of cells, rows, columns, and tables. Also supports all keyboard interactions with cell selections.
Provides support to import, add, edit, and delete cell comments.
Provides support to zoom in and out of worksheet contents. Plus, the zoom level can be imported and exported to and from Excel.
Built-in support for cell and tab context menus. Custom context menu items can also be added.
Provides support to import and export data from various sources with the help of XlsIO as an intermediate.
Provides support to localize all the static text in the ribbon and built-in dialogs to any desired language.