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How to set header and footer in C#.NET

/* ----------------------------------------------------------------
 * Tutorial 08
 * 
 * This tutorial shows how to create an Excel file in C# (1) having
 * multiple sheets (2). The first sheet is filled with data (3)
 * and the cells are formatted (4) and locked (5).
 * The column header has comments (6).
 * The first sheet has header & footer (7).
 * ---------------------------------------------------------------- */

using System;
using System.Drawing;
using EasyXLS;
using EasyXLS.Constants;

public class Tutorial08
{
    [STAThread]
    static void Main()
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Tutorial 08\n-----------\n");

        // Create an instance of the class that exports Excel files, having two sheets (1)
        ExcelDocument workbook = new ExcelDocument(2);

        // Set the sheet names (2)
        workbook.easy_getSheetAt(0).setSheetName("First tab");
        workbook.easy_getSheetAt(1).setSheetName("Second tab");

        // Protect first sheet
        workbook.easy_getSheetAt(0).setSheetProtected(true);

        // Get the table of data for the first worksheet (3)
        ExcelTable xlsFirstTable = ((ExcelWorksheet)workbook.easy_getSheetAt(0)).easy_getExcelTable();

        // Create the formatting style for the header
        ExcelStyle xlsStyleHeader = new ExcelStyle("Verdana", 8, true, true, Color.Yellow);
        xlsStyleHeader.setBackground(Color.Black);
        xlsStyleHeader.setBorderColors(Color.Gray, Color.Gray, Color.Gray, Color.Gray);
        xlsStyleHeader.setBorderStyles(Border.BORDER_MEDIUM, Border.BORDER_MEDIUM, 
                                            Border.BORDER_MEDIUM, Border.BORDER_MEDIUM);
        xlsStyleHeader.setHorizontalAlignment(Alignment.ALIGNMENT_CENTER);
        xlsStyleHeader.setVerticalAlignment(Alignment.ALIGNMENT_BOTTOM);
        xlsStyleHeader.setWrap(true);
        xlsStyleHeader.setDataType(DataType.STRING);

        // Add data in cells for report header
        for (int column=0; column<5; column++)
        {
            xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0, column).setValue("Column " + (column + 1));
            xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0, column).setStyle(xlsStyleHeader);

            // Add comment for report header cells (6)
            xlsFirstTable.easy_getCell(0, column).setComment("This is column no " + (column + 1));
        }
        xlsFirstTable.easy_getRowAt(0).setHeight(30);

        // 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("Data " + (row + 1) + ", " + (column + 1));
            }
        }

        // Create a formatting style for cells (4)
        ExcelStyle xlsStyleData = new ExcelStyle();
        xlsStyleData.setHorizontalAlignment(Alignment.ALIGNMENT_LEFT);
        xlsStyleData.setForeground(Color.DarkGray);
        xlsStyleData.setWrap(false);
        xlsStyleData.setDataType(DataType.STRING);
        // Protect cells (5)
        xlsStyleData.setLocked(true);
        xlsFirstTable.easy_setRangeStyle("A2:E101", xlsStyleData);

        // Set column widths
        xlsFirstTable.setColumnWidth(0, 70);
        xlsFirstTable.setColumnWidth(1, 100);
        xlsFirstTable.setColumnWidth(2, 70);
        xlsFirstTable.setColumnWidth(3, 100);
        xlsFirstTable.setColumnWidth(4, 70);

        // Add header on center section (7)
        ExcelWorksheet xlsFirstTab = (ExcelWorksheet)workbook.easy_getSheetAt(0);
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getHeaderAt(Header.POSITION_CENTER).InsertSingleUnderline();
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getHeaderAt(Header.POSITION_CENTER).InsertFile();
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getHeaderAt(Header.POSITION_CENTER).InsertValue(" - How to create header and footer");

        // Add header on right section
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getHeaderAt(Header.POSITION_RIGHT).InsertDate();
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getHeaderAt(Header.POSITION_RIGHT).InsertValue(" ");
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getHeaderAt(Header.POSITION_RIGHT).InsertTime();

        // Add footer on center section
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getFooterAt(Footer.POSITION_CENTER).InsertPage();
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getFooterAt(Footer.POSITION_CENTER).InsertValue(" of ");
        xlsFirstTab.easy_getFooterAt(Footer.POSITION_CENTER).InsertPages();

        // Export Excel file
        Console.WriteLine("Writing file C:\\Samples\\Tutorial08.xlsx.");
        workbook.easy_WriteXLSXFile("C:\\Samples\\Tutorial08.xlsx");

        // Confirm export 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();
    }
}

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