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How to export data to XML Spreadsheet file in C++.NET

/*---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 | Tutorial 32
 |
 | This tutorial shows how to export data to XML Spreadsheet file in C++.NET.
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------*/

#include "stdafx.h"

using namespace System;
using namespace EasyXLS;
using namespace EasyXLS::Constants;

int main()
{
    Console::WriteLine("Tutorial 32\n----------\n");

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

    // Set the sheet names
    workbook->easy_getSheetAt(0)->setSheetName("First tab");
    workbook->easy_getSheetAt(1)->setSheetName("Second tab");

    // Get the table of data for the first worksheet
    ExcelWorksheet ^xlsFirstTab = safe_cast<ExcelWorksheet^>(workbook->easy_getSheetAt(0));
    ExcelTable ^xlsFirstTable = xlsFirstTab->easy_getExcelTable();

    // Add data in cells for report header
    for (int column=0; column<5; column++)
    {
        xlsFirstTable->easy_getCell(0,column)->setValue(String::Concat("Column ",(column + 1).ToString()));
        xlsFirstTable->easy_getCell(0,column)->setDataType(DataType::STRING);
    }

    // Add data in cells for report values
    for (int row=0; row<100; row++)
    {
        for (int column=0; column<5; column++)
        {
            xlsFirstTable->easy_getCell(row+1,column)->setValue(
                String::Concat("Data ", (row + 1).ToString(), ", ", (column + 1).ToString())); 
            xlsFirstTable->easy_getCell(row+1,column)->setDataType(DataType::STRING);
        }
    }

    // Apply a predefined format to the cells
    xlsFirstTable->easy_setRangeAutoFormat("A1:E101", gcnew ExcelAutoFormat(Styles::AUTOFORMAT_EASYXLS1));

    // Export XML Spreadsheet file
    Console::WriteLine("Writing file C:\\Samples\\Tutorial32 - export XML spreadsheet file.xml.");
    workbook->easy_WriteXMLFile("C:\\Samples\\Tutorial32 - export XML spreadsheet file.xml");

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

    // Dispose memory
    delete workbook;

    Console::ReadLine();

    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:

.NET
Excel Library for C++.NET
full .NET version to import, export or convert Excel files
Excel Reader for C++.NET
.NET version to read and import 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 - 2010
MS Excel 2013
MS Excel 2016
MS Excel 2019
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