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<title>Gantt Chart using ASP.NET and C# - Returns Open XML (XLSX) Workbook Using SpreadsheetGear</title>
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    void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
        // Create a new workbook.
        SpreadsheetGear.IWorkbook workbook = SpreadsheetGear.Factory.GetWorkbook();
        SpreadsheetGear.IWorksheet worksheet = workbook.Worksheets["Sheet1"];
        SpreadsheetGear.IWorksheetWindowInfo windowInfo = worksheet.WindowInfo;
        SpreadsheetGear.IRange cells = worksheet.Cells;

        // Load category labels using multiple cell text reference and iteration.
        int task = 1;
        foreach (SpreadsheetGear.IRange cell in cells["A1:A8"])
            cell.Formula = "Task " + task++;
        // Start with zero and use formulas to calculate each additional start value.
        cells["B1"].Formula = "0";
        cells["B2:B8"].Formula = "=B1+C1";
        // Load random duration values
        cells["C1:C8"].Formula = "=INT(RAND() * 10) + 2";
        // Add a chart to the worksheet's shape collection.
        // NOTE: Calculate the coordinates of the chart by converting row
        //       and column coordinates to points.  Use fractional row 
        //       and colum values to get coordinates anywhere in between 
        //       row and column boundaries.
        double left = windowInfo.ColumnToPoints(3.0);
        double top = windowInfo.RowToPoints(1.0);
        double right = windowInfo.ColumnToPoints(10.0);
        double bottom = windowInfo.RowToPoints(18.0);
        SpreadsheetGear.Charts.IChart chart =
            worksheet.Shapes.AddChart(left, top, right - left, bottom - top).Chart;

        // Set the chart's source data range, plotting series in columns.
        SpreadsheetGear.IRange source = cells["A1:C8"];
        chart.SetSourceData(source, SpreadsheetGear.Charts.RowCol.Columns);

        // Set the chart type to stacked bar to simulate a gantt chart.
        chart.ChartType = SpreadsheetGear.Charts.ChartType.BarStacked;
        // Set the distance between bars as a percentage of the bar width.
        chart.ChartGroups[0].GapWidth = 100;
        // Hide the first (Start) series values by setting the fill to none.
        SpreadsheetGear.Charts.ISeries seriesStart = chart.SeriesCollection[0];
        seriesStart.Format.Fill.Visible = false;
        // Change the theme color of the second (Duration) series.
        SpreadsheetGear.Charts.ISeries seriesDuration = chart.SeriesCollection[1];
        seriesDuration.Format.Fill.ForeColor.ThemeColor = 
        // Reverse the category axis so that values are shown top to bottom.
        chart.Axes[SpreadsheetGear.Charts.AxisType.Category].ReversePlotOrder = true;
        // Add a chart title and change the font size.
        chart.HasTitle = true;
        chart.ChartTitle.Text = "Estimated Days To Completion";
        chart.ChartTitle.Font.Size = 12;

        // Delete the legend.
        chart.HasLegend = false;

        // Stream the Excel workbook to the client in the Open XML file
        // format compatible with Excel 2007-2019 and Excel for Office 365.
        Response.ContentType = "application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet";
        Response.AddHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=report.xlsx");
        workbook.SaveToStream(Response.OutputStream, SpreadsheetGear.FileFormat.OpenXMLWorkbook);