EasyXLS

How to insert images in VB.NET

'--------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Tutorial 16
'
' This tutorial shows how to create an Excel file with image in VB.NET (1).
' The Excel file has multiple sheets (2).
' The first worksheet has an image (3) inserted.
' -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Click here to see the Excel file

Imports EasyXLS

Module Tutorial16

    Sub Main()

        Console.WriteLine("Tutorial 16" & vbCrLf & "----------" & vbCrLf)

        ' Create an instance of the class that exports 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")

        ' Insert image into sheet (3)
        Dim xlsFirstTab As ExcelWorksheet = workbook.easy_getSheetAt(0)
        xlsFirstTab.easy_addImage("C:\\Samples\\EasyXLSLogo.JPG", "A1")

        ' Export Excel file
        Console.WriteLine("Writing file C:\Samples\Tutorial16.xls.")
        workbook.easy_WriteXLSFile("C:\Samples\Tutorial16.xls")

        ' Confirm export 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
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