How to create and manipulate Microsoft Excel by using Office Automation in Visual C++, Visual C# and Visual Basic.NET

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes an All-In-One Code Framework sample that is available for download. This code sample demonstrates how to create and manipulate Excel by using Automation from Visual C++, Visual C# and Visual Basic.NET.

Difficulty level

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codefx Easy

Download information

To download this code sample, click the following link:

    

Technical overview

The code sample automates Microsoft Excel to perform the following operations in Visual C++, Visual C# and Visual Basic.NET.
  1. Create a Microsoft Excel instance.
  2. Create a new workbook.
  3. Fill data into a range.
  4. Save the workbook.
  5. Close the Microsoft Excel instance, and then clean up unmanaged COM resources.


Note For more information about how to create the sample application and how to deploy the sample application, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the download package.

Technology category

  • Office Solutions Development

Languages

This code sample contains the following programming languages:
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LanguageProject Name
Visual C++CppAutomateExcel
Visual C#CSAutomateExcel
Visual Basic .NETVBAutomateExcel

Prerequisites

  • You must run this code sample on a computer that has Microsoft Excel 2007 installed.
  • This sample application was created by using Visual Studio 2008 with Service Pack 1 installed.

Tags

  • Office Automation Excel

MORE INFORMATION

What is All-In-One Code Framework?

All-In-One Code Framework shows most Microsoft development techniques by using code samples in different programming languages. Each example is carefully selected, composed, and documented to show one common code scenario. For more information about All-In-One Code Framework, visit the following Web site:
http://cfx.codeplex.com

How to find more All-In-One Code Framework samples

To find more All-In-One Code Framework samples, you can search for kbcodefx together with related keywords on support.microsoft.com. Or, you can simply click the following link:
http://support.microsoft.com/search/default.aspx?query=kbcodefx

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Article ID: 977998 - Last Review: December 16, 2009 - Revision: 1.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Academic Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Architecture Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Development Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite
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