Print and View Options in Excel Files

The following example shows how you can use GemBox.Spreadsheet to sort values in a specific cell range of a worksheet, in C# and VB.NET.

Sorted cells are written to all output file formats. The active Sort is written only to XLSX file format.

Excel print and view options set with GemBox.Spreadsheet
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using GemBox.Spreadsheet;

class Program
{
    static void Main()
    {
        // If using Professional version, put your serial key below.
        SpreadsheetInfo.SetLicense("FREE-LIMITED-KEY");

        var workbook = new ExcelFile();
        var worksheet = workbook.Worksheets.Add("Print and View Options");

        worksheet.Cells["M1"].Value = "This worksheet shows how to set various print related and view related options.";
        worksheet.Cells["M2"].Value = "To see results of print options, go to Print and Page Setup dialogs in MS Excel.";
        worksheet.Cells["M3"].Value = "Notice that print and view options are worksheet based, not workbook based.";

        // Print options:
        var printOptions = worksheet.PrintOptions;
        printOptions.PrintGridlines = true;
        printOptions.PrintHeadings = true;
        printOptions.Portrait = false;
        printOptions.PaperType = PaperType.A3;
        printOptions.NumberOfCopies = 5;

        // View options:
        worksheet.ViewOptions.FirstVisibleColumn = 3;
        worksheet.ViewOptions.ShowColumnsFromRightToLeft = true;
        worksheet.ViewOptions.Zoom = 123;

        // Set print area.
        worksheet.NamedRanges.SetPrintArea(worksheet.Cells.GetSubrange("E1", "U7"));

        workbook.Save("Print and View Options.%OutputFileType%");
    }
}
Imports GemBox.Spreadsheet

Module Program

    Sub Main()

        ' If using Professional version, put your serial key below.
        SpreadsheetInfo.SetLicense("FREE-LIMITED-KEY")

        Dim workbook As New ExcelFile()
        Dim worksheet = workbook.Worksheets.Add("Print and View Options")

        worksheet.Cells("M1").Value = "This worksheet shows how to set various print related and view related options."
        worksheet.Cells("M2").Value = "To see results of print options, go to Print and Page Setup dialogs in MS Excel."
        worksheet.Cells("M3").Value = "Notice that print and view options are worksheet based, not workbook based."

        ' Print options:
        Dim printOptions = worksheet.PrintOptions
        printOptions.PrintGridlines = True
        printOptions.PrintHeadings = True
        printOptions.Portrait = False
        printOptions.PaperType = PaperType.A3
        printOptions.NumberOfCopies = 5

        ' View options:
        worksheet.ViewOptions.FirstVisibleColumn = 3
        worksheet.ViewOptions.ShowColumnsFromRightToLeft = True
        worksheet.ViewOptions.Zoom = 123

        ' Set print area.
        worksheet.NamedRanges.SetPrintArea(worksheet.Cells.GetSubrange("E1", "U7"))

        workbook.Save("Print and View Options.%OutputFileType%")
    End Sub
End Module

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GemBox.Spreadsheet is a .NET component that enables you to read, write, edit, convert, and print spreadsheet files from your .NET applications using one simple API.

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