C# - Exporting OBOUT Grid to Excel in Asp .Net


C# - Exporting OBOUT Grid to Excel in Asp .Net

OBOUT - ASP.NET Grid - Export to Excel and Word on Server-Side

In previous articles I have explained about OBOUT Grid Control - .Net, C# - Binding Obout Grid to DataTable. In this article I will show how to export Obout grid to excel file in asp .net with c#. The Grid is exported according to the settings specified using the ExportingSettings property. Find the source code below:

C# - Exporting OBOUT Grid to Excel in Asp .Net


<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>

<%@ Register Assembly="obout_Grid_NET" Namespace="Obout.Grid" TagPrefix="obout" %>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title>C# - Exporting OBOUT Grid to Excel in Asp .Net</title>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <asp:ScriptManager ID="ScriptManager1" runat="server"></asp:ScriptManager>
        <asp:UpdatePanel ID="UpdatePanel1" runat="server">
                <obout:Grid ID="grdview_details" AllowSorting="true" PageSize="5" AllowManualPaging="true" runat="server" FolderExports="resources/exports"
                <br />
                <br />
                <asp:Button ID="btnExport2Excel" runat="server" Text="Export To Excel" OnClick="btnExport2Excel_Click" />
                <asp:Label ID="lblMsg" runat="server" Text=""></asp:Label>



using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Data;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        if (!IsPostBack)

    private void BindOboutTest()
        DataTable dt = new DataTable();
        dt.Columns.Add("EmpId", typeof(int));
        dt.Columns.Add("Name", typeof(string));
        dt.Columns.Add("Address", typeof(string));
        dt.Columns.Add("Date", typeof(DateTime));

        // Here we add five DataRows.
        dt.Rows.Add(25, "Rk", "Gurgaon", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(50, "Sachin", "Noida", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(10, "Nitin", "Noida", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(21, "Aditya", "Meerut", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(100, "Mohan", "Banglore", DateTime.Now);

        dt.Rows.Add(251, "PK", "Gurgaon", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(501, "Kanti", "Noida", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(101, "Ankit", "Noida", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(211, "Arun", "Meerut", DateTime.Now);
        dt.Rows.Add(101, "Tonu", "Banglore", DateTime.Now);

        grdview_details.DataSource = dt;
        grdview_details.ExportingSettings.ExportTemplates = true;


    protected void grdview_details_Exported(object sender, Obout.Grid.GridExportEventArgs e)
        foreach (TableRow item in e.Table.Rows)
            int cellcount = item.Cells.Count;
            for (int i = 0; i < cellcount; i++)
                item.Cells[i].Style.Add("border", "thin solid black");
            // if not using css.
            e.Table.GridLines = GridLines.None;
    protected void btnExport2Excel_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            string fileName = grdview_details.ExportToExcel("OboutGrid_", false, true, false, true);

            lblMsg.Text = "The Grid has been exported to an Excel file on the server. <br /><a href=\"resources/exports/" + fileName + "\">Click here to download the file.</a>";
        catch (Exception ex)

OBOUT Grid - Exporting to Word

Same as you can export Obout Grid to Word document using   string fileName = grdview_details.ExportToWord("OboutGrid_"falsetruefalsetrue);

Download the source code click here

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C# - Exporting OBOUT Grid to Excel in Asp .Net Reviewed by Ravi Kumar on 11:36 AM Rating: 5

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