How to add hyperlinks in C++.NET

 | Tutorial 15
 | This tutorial shows how to create an Excel file with hyperlinks in C++.NET.
 | EasyXLS supports the following hyperlink types:
 | (1) - hyperlink to URL
 | (2) - hyperlink to file
 | (3) - hyperlink to UNC
 | (4) - hyperlink to cell in the same Excel file
 | (5) - hyperlink to name
 | The link can be placed on a range of cells.
 | Every type of hyperlink accepts a tool tip description.
 | Every type of hyperlink accepts a text mark. A text mark is a link inside the file.

using namespace System;
using namespace EasyXLS;

int main()
    Console::WriteLine("Tutorial 15\n----------\n");

    // Create an instance of the class that exports Excel files having two sheets
    ExcelDocument ^workbook = gcnew ExcelDocument(2);

    // Set the sheet names
    ExcelWorksheet ^xlsTab1 = safe_cast<ExcelWorksheet^>(workbook->easy_getSheetAt(0));
    ExcelWorksheet ^xlsTab2 = safe_cast<ExcelWorksheet^>(workbook->easy_getSheetAt(1));
    xlsTab1->setSheetName("First tab");
    xlsTab2->setSheetName("Second tab");

    // Create hyperlink to URL
    xlsTab1->easy_addHyperlink(EasyXLS::Constants::HyperlinkType::URL, "https://www.easyxls.com", 
                                    "Link to URL", "B2:E2");

    // Create hyperlink to file
    xlsTab1->easy_addHyperlink(EasyXLS::Constants::HyperlinkType::FILE, "c:\\myfile.xls", "Link to file", "B3");

    // Create hyperlink to UNC
    xlsTab1->easy_addHyperlink(EasyXLS::Constants::HyperlinkType::UNC, "\\\\computerName\\Folder\\file.txt", 
                                    "Link to UNC", "B4:D4");

    // Create hyperlink to cell on second sheet
    xlsTab1->easy_addHyperlink(EasyXLS::Constants::HyperlinkType::CELL, "'Second tab'!D3", "Link to CELL", "B5");

    // Create a name on the second sheet
    xlsTab2->easy_addName("Name", "=Second tab!$A$1:$A$4");

    // Create hyperlink to name
    xlsTab1->easy_addHyperlink(EasyXLS::Constants::HyperlinkType::CELL, "Name", "Link to a name", "B6");

    // Export Excel file
    Console::WriteLine("Writing file C:\\Samples\\Tutorial15 - hyperlinks in Excel.xlsx.");
    workbook->easy_WriteXLSXFile("C:\\Samples\\Tutorial15 - hyperlinks in Excel.xlsx");

    // Confirm export of Excel file
    String ^sError = workbook->easy_getError();
    if (sError->Equals(""))
        Console::Write("\nFile successfully created. Press Enter to Exit...");
        Console::Write(String::Concat("\nError encountered: ", sError, "\nPress Enter to Exit..."));

    // Dispose memory
    delete workbook;


    return 0;

C++ without .NET Framework
This tutorial is valid for C++ applications that can use .NET Framework. For applications that does not have .NET Framework integrated, a similar code sample is available.

EasyXLS Excel libraries:

Excel Library for C++.NET
full .NET version to import, export or convert Excel files
Excel Writer for C++.NET
.NET version to create and export Excel files
Download EasyXLS™ Excel Library for C++.NET

File formats:

MS Excel 97 - 2003
MS Excel 2007 - 2019
MS Excel 2021
Office 365