SpreadsheetGear 2023
GetWorkbook(String) Method

SpreadsheetGear Namespace > Factory Class > GetWorkbook Method : GetWorkbook(String) Method
Opens an existing workbook in a newly created instance of IWorkbook in a new instance of IWorkbookSet.
Public Overloads Shared Function GetWorkbook( _
   ByVal filename As System.String _
) As IWorkbook
Dim filename As System.String
Dim value As IWorkbook
value = Factory.GetWorkbook(filename)
public static IWorkbook GetWorkbook( 
   System.string filename



Return Value

A new instance of IWorkbook in a new instance of IWorkbookSet.

This method is thread safe.

The workbook set containing the new workbook will use the US English CultureInfo. To open a workbook in a workbook set with a specific culture, use GetWorkbook(String,CultureInfo).

class Program
    static void Main(string[] args)
        // Open MyData.xls.
        SpreadsheetGear.IWorkbook workbook = SpreadsheetGear.Factory.GetWorkbook(@"C:\MyData.xls");
        // Get a reference to the first worksheet.
        SpreadsheetGear.IWorksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets["Sheet1"];
        // Get a reference to the top left cell of Sheet1.
        SpreadsheetGear.IRange a1 = worksheet.Cells["A1"];
        // Output the value of A1.
        System.Console.WriteLine("[MyData.xls]Sheet1!A1 contains " + a1.Value.ToString() + ".");
Module Program
    Sub Main()
        ' Open MyData.xls. 
        Dim workbook As SpreadsheetGear.IWorkbook = SpreadsheetGear.Factory.GetWorkbook("C:\\MyData.xls")
        ' Get a reference to the first worksheet. 
        Dim worksheet As SpreadsheetGear.IWorksheet = workbook.Worksheets("Sheet1")
        ' Get a reference to the top left cell of Sheet1. 
        Dim a1 As SpreadsheetGear.IRange = worksheet.Cells("A1")
        ' Output the value of A1. 
        Console.WriteLine(("[MyData.xls]Sheet1!A1 contains " + a1.Value.ToString() + "."))
    End Sub
End Module

Target Platforms: Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

See Also


Factory Class
Factory Members
Overload List
GetWorkbook Method
GetWorkbookSet Method
GetWorkbook(CultureInfo) Method
GetWorkbook(String,CultureInfo) Method
GetWorkbookSet(CultureInfo) Method
Open(String) Method
Open(String,String) Method
OpenFromMemory(Byte[]) Method
OpenFromMemory(Byte[],String) Method
OpenFromStream(Stream) Method
OpenFromStream(Stream,String) Method