Worksheet Management in Windows Forms Spreadsheet

This section explains about the operations that are performed with the worksheet.

Insert and Delete

Spreadsheet provides support to insert and delete the worksheets in a workbook.

//Insert Sheet
spreadsheet.AddSheet();
	
//Insert sheet with name
spreadsheet.AddSheet("Sheet4", 3);

//Delete Sheet
spreadsheet.RemoveSheet("Sheet2");

Hide and Unhide

Spreadsheet provides support to hide and unhide the worksheets in a workbook.

//Hide Sheet
spreadsheet.HideSheet("Sheet 2");

//Unhide Sheet
spreadsheet.UnhideSheet("Sheet 2");

Rename a sheet programmatically

Spreadsheet provides support to rename a worksheet in the workbook programmatically by using RenameSheet method.

//To Rename a sheet programmatically
spreadsheet.RenameSheet("ExistingSheetName", "NewSheetName");

Protection

Protecting a worksheet

Spreadsheet provides support to protect the worksheet with or without password. This helps to prevent a user from modifying the contents of the worksheet. The protection of worksheet can be done with ExcelSheetProtection options also.

The Protect sheet options are

  • LockedCells - Allows the users to select the locked cells of the protected worksheet.

  • UnLockedCells - Allows the users to select the unlocked cells of the protected worksheet.

  • FormattingCells - Allows the users to format any cell on a protected worksheet.

  • FormattingRows - Allows the users to format any row on a protected worksheet.

  • FormattingColumns - Allows the users to format any column on a protected worksheet.

  • InsertingRows - Allows the users to insert rows on the protected worksheet.

  • InsertingColumns - Allows the users to insert columns on the protected worksheet.

  • InsertingHyperlinks - Allows the users to insert hyperlinks on the protected worksheet.

  • DeletingRows - Allows the users to delete rows on the protected worksheet.

  • DeletingColumns - Allows the users to delete columns on the protected worksheet.

  • Objects - Allows the users to edit the objects such as Graphic cells like charts,rich textbox, etc.

//Protect the sheet with password
spreadsheet.ProtectSheet(spreadsheet.ActiveSheet, "123");

//Protect the sheet with Protection options
spreadsheet.ProtectSheet(spreadsheet.ActiveSheet, "123", ExcelSheetProtection.FormattingCells);

//Unprotect the sheet
spreadsheet.UnProtectSheet(spreadsheet.ActiveSheet, "123");

Protecting a workbook

Spreadsheet provides support to protect the structure and windows of a workbook. By protecting the structure, prevent a user from adding or deleting worksheets or from displaying hidden worksheets. By protecting the windows in the workbook, you can control the size of the workbook, etc.

// To Protect the Workbook 
spreadsheet.Protect(true, true, "123");

//To Unprotect the Workbook
spreadsheet.Unprotect("123");

Gridlines

Spreadsheet provides support to control the visibility and color of the Gridlines in a worksheet.

//To show GridLines
spreadsheet.SetGridLinesVisibility(true);

//To hide GridLines
spreadsheet.SetGridLinesVisibility(false);

Headings

Spreadsheet provides support to control the visibility of row and column headers in a worksheet

//To hide the Header cells visibility
spreadsheet.SetRowColumnHeadersVisibility(false);

Zooming

Spreadsheet provides support to zoom in and zoom out of a worksheet view. The property AllowZooming determines whether to allow zooming or not.

//zoom factor
spreadsheet.SetZoomFactor("Sheet1", 200);

The Events associated with the Zooming are

. ZoomFactorChanged

. ZoomFactorChanging

Events

Events Description

WorkbookCreating

Occurs when the workbook is to be created in Spreadsheet.

WorkbookLoaded

Occur when the workbook is loaded in Spreadsheet.

WorksheetAdding

Occurs when the worksheet is to be added in Spreadsheet.

WorksheetAdded

Occurs when the worksheet is added in Spreadsheet.

WorksheetRemoving

Occurs when the worksheet is to be removed from Spreadsheet.

WorksheetRemoved

Occurs when the worksheet is removed from Spreadsheet.

WorkbookUnloaded

Occurs when the workbook is unloaded or removed from the Spreadsheet.

ZoomFactorChanged

Occurs when the zoom factor in Spreadsheet is changed.

ZoomFactorChanging

Occurs when the zoom factor in Spreadsheet is to be changed.

ResizingColumns

Occurs when performing the resizing columns in Spreadsheet.

ResizingRows

Occurs when performing the resizing rows in Spreadsheet.

CellCommentOpening

Occurs when opening the comments in the cells of Spreadsheet.

CellTooltipOpening

Occurs when opening the tool tips of cells in Spreadsheet.

CellContextMenuOpening

Occurs when opening the context menu of the cell in Spreadsheet.

QueryRange

Occurs when grid queries for IRange information about a specific cell while rendering.