Export Excel to ImageSource in WPF

Following example shows how to convert an Excel workbook page to ImageSource instance in C# and VB.NET, and attach it to WPF's Image control.

Export to ImageSource / Image Control Screenshot

See the full code below.

<Window x:Class="ConvertToImageSourceCs.MainWindow"
        Title="Export to ImageSource Sample" 
    <Border Margin="10" BorderBrush="Black" BorderThickness="1">
        <Image x:Name="ImageControl"/>
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using GemBox.Spreadsheet;

namespace ConvertToImageSourceCs
    public partial class MainWindow : Window
        public MainWindow()


        private static void SetImageSource(Image image)

            ExcelFile ef = new ExcelFile();

            var ws = ef.Worksheets.Add("Sheet1");

            ws.Cells[0, 0].Value = "English:";
            ws.Cells[0, 1].Value = "Hello";

            ws.Cells[1, 0].Value = "Russian:";
            ws.Cells[1, 1].Value = new string(new char[] { '\u0417', '\u0434', '\u0440', '\u0430', '\u0432', '\u0441', '\u0442', '\u0432', '\u0443', '\u0439', '\u0442', '\u0435' });

            ws.Cells[2, 0].Value = "Chinese:";
            ws.Cells[2, 1].Value = new string(new char[] { '\u4f60', '\u597d' });

            ws.Cells[4, 0].Value = "In order to see Russian and Chinese characters you need to have appropriate fonts on your PC.";
            ws.Cells.GetSubrangeAbsolute(4, 0, 4, 7).Merged = true;

            ws.HeadersFooters.DefaultPage.Header.CenterSection.Content = "Export To ImageSource / Image Control Sample";

            ws.PrintOptions.PrintGridlines = true;

            image.Source = ef.ConvertToImageSource(SaveOptions.ImageDefault);
Imports GemBox.Spreadsheet

Class MainWindow

    Public Sub New()

    End Sub

    Private Shared Sub SetImageSource(image As Image)

        Dim ef As New ExcelFile()

        Dim ws = ef.Worksheets.Add("Sheet1")

        ws.Cells(0, 0).Value = "English:"
        ws.Cells(0, 1).Value = "Hello"

        ws.Cells(1, 0).Value = "Russian:"
        ws.Cells(1, 1).Value = New String(New Char() {ChrW(&H417), ChrW(&H434), ChrW(&H440), ChrW(&H430), ChrW(&H432), ChrW(&H441), ChrW(&H442), ChrW(&H432), ChrW(&H443), ChrW(&H439), ChrW(&H442), ChrW(&H435)})

        ws.Cells(2, 0).Value = "Chinese:"
        ws.Cells(2, 1).Value = New String(New Char() {ChrW(&H4F60), ChrW(&H597D)})

        ws.Cells(4, 0).Value = "In order to see Russian and Chinese characters you need to have appropriate fonts on your PC."
        ws.Cells.GetSubrangeAbsolute(4, 0, 4, 7).Merged = True

        ws.HeadersFooters.DefaultPage.Header.CenterSection.Content = "Export To ImageSource / Image Control Sample"

        ws.PrintOptions.PrintGridlines = True

        image.Source = ef.ConvertToImageSource(SaveOptions.ImageDefault)
    End Sub

End Class