EasyXLS

How to create Excel file 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 Excel file

Execute the following C# code that creates Excel file programmatically.

/* --------------------------------------------------------------
 * Tutorial 03
 *
 * This tutorial shows how to create an Excel file that has 
 * multiple sheets in C#. The created Excel file is empty and the 
 * next tutorial shows how to add data into sheets.
 * ----------------------------------------------------------- */

using System;
using EasyXLS;

public class Tutorial03
{
    [STAThread]
    static void Main()
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Tutorial 03\n----------\n");

        // Create an instance of the class that creates Excel files, having two sheets
        ExcelDocument workbook = new ExcelDocument(2);
        
        // Set the sheet names
        workbook.easy_getSheetAt(0).setSheetName("First tab");
        workbook.easy_getSheetAt(1).setSheetName("Second tab");
        
        // Create the Excel file
        Console.WriteLine("Writing file C:\\Samples\\Tutorial03 - create Excel file.xlsx.");
        workbook.easy_WriteXLSXFile("C:\\Samples\\Tutorial03 - create Excel file.xlsx");

        // Confirm the creation of Excel file
        String sError = workbook.easy_getError();
        if (sError.Equals(""))
            Console.Write("\nFile successfully created. Press Enter to Exit...");
        else
            Console.Write("\nError encountered: " + sError + "\nPress Enter to Exit...");

        // Dispose memory
        workbook.Dispose();

        Console.ReadLine();
    }
}

EasyXLS Excel libraries:

.NET
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
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