How to create a chart sheet in C#.NET

EasyXLS Excel library can be used to export Excel files in C#. The library works with .NET Framework or .NET Core platform.

Step 1: Download and install EasyXLS Excel Library for .NET

To download the trial version of EasyXLS Excel Library, press the below button:

Download EasyXLS™ Excel Library for C#

If you already own a license key, you may login and download EasyXLS from your account.

Step 2: Create a C# project

If don't have a project, create one as ASP.NET web application, windows forms app, console application, class library or service.

Step 3: Include EasyXLS library into project

EasyXLS.dll must be added as reference to your project. EasyXLS.dll can be found after installing EasyXLS, in "Dot NET version" folder.

Add EasyXLS reference

Step 4: Run C# code that creates a chart sheet in Excel file

Execute the following C# code that exports a chart to Excel and the chart is placed in a separate sheet.

/* -----------------------------------------------------
 * Tutorial 21
 * This tutorial shows how to create an Excel file in C# 
 * having a worksheet and a chart sheet.
 * ----------------------------------------------------- */

using System;
using EasyXLS;
using EasyXLS.Charts;
using EasyXLS.Constants;

public class Tutorial21
    static void Main()
        Console.WriteLine("Tutorial 21\n-----------\n");

        // Create an instance of the class that exports Excel files
        ExcelDocument workbook = new ExcelDocument();
        // Create an worksheet

        // Get the table of data for the worksheet
        ExcelTable xlsTable1 = ((ExcelWorksheet)workbook.easy_getSheet("SourceData")).easy_getExcelTable();

        // Add data in cells for report header
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(0, 0).setValue("Show Date");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(0, 1).setValue("Available Places");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(0, 2).setValue("Available Tickets");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(0, 3).setValue("Sold Tickets");

        // Add data in cells for chart report values
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(1, 0).setValue("03/13/2005 00:00:00");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(1, 0).setFormat(EasyXLS.Constants.Format.FORMAT_DATE);
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(2, 0).setValue("03/14/2005 00:00:00");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(2, 0).setFormat(EasyXLS.Constants.Format.FORMAT_DATE);
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(3, 0).setValue("03/15/2005 00:00:00");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(3, 0).setFormat(EasyXLS.Constants.Format.FORMAT_DATE);
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(4, 0).setValue("03/16/2005 00:00:00");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(4, 0).setFormat(EasyXLS.Constants.Format.FORMAT_DATE);

        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(1, 1).setValue("10000");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(2, 1).setValue("5000");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(3, 1).setValue("8500");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(4, 1).setValue("1000");

        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(1, 2).setValue("8000");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(2, 2).setValue("4000");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(3, 2).setValue("6000");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(4, 2).setValue("1000");

        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(1, 3).setValue("920");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(2, 3).setValue("1005");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(3, 3).setValue("342");
        xlsTable1.easy_getCell(4, 3).setValue("967");

        // Set column widths
        // Add a chart sheet
        workbook.easy_addChart("Chart", "=SourceData!$A$1:$D$5", Chart.SERIES_IN_COLUMNS);

        // Export Excel file
        Console.WriteLine("Writing file C:\\Samples\\Tutorial21 - chart sheet in Excel.xlsx.");
        workbook.easy_WriteXLSXFile("C:\\Samples\\Tutorial21 - chart sheet 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("\nError encountered: " + sError + "\nPress Enter to Exit...");

        // Dispose memory


EasyXLS Excel libraries:

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

File formats:

MS Excel 97 - 2003
MS Excel 2007 - 2010
MS Excel 2013
MS Excel 2016
MS Excel 2019