EasyXLS

How to create Excel file in VB.NET

'-----------------------------------------------------------------------
' Tutorial 03
'
' This tutorial shows how to create an Excel file (1) that has
' multiple sheets (2) in VB.NET. The created Excel file is empty and the
' next tutorial shows how to add data into sheets.
' ----------------------------------------------------------------------
Click here to see the Excel file

Imports EasyXLS

Module Tutorial03

    Sub Main()

        Console.WriteLine("Tutorial 03" & vbCrLf & "----------" & vbCrLf)

        ' Create an instance of the class that creates Excel files, having two sheets (1)
        Dim workbook As New ExcelDocument(2)

        ' Set the sheet names (2)
        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.xls.")
        workbook.easy_WriteXLSFile("C:\\Samples\\Tutorial03.xls")

        ' Confirm the creation of Excel file
        Dim sError As String = workbook.easy_getError()
        If (sError.Equals("")) Then
            Console.Write(vbCrLf & "File successfully created. Press Enter to Exit...")
        Else
            Console.Write(vbCrLf & "Error encountered: " & sError & vbCrLf & "Press Enter to Exit...")
        End If

        ' Dispose memory
        workbook.Dispose()

        Console.ReadLine()
    End Sub

End Module

EasyXLS Excel libraries:

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

File formats:

MS Excel 97 - 2003
MS Excel 2007 - 2010
MS Excel 2013
MS Excel 2016
MS Excel 2019
XLS XLSX XLSM XLSB
XML HTML CSV TXT