Import Excel File to DataGrid in WPF

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  4. Maher says:

    in WPF only I need to establish connection with SQL Express database.mdf through the path in app.config file
    using System;
    using System.Configuration;
    using System.Data.SqlClient;
    and add in references … System.Configuration.dll
    public partial class MainWindow : Window
    public MainWindow()

    private void FillDataGrid()
    String ConString = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings[“ConString”].ConnectionString;
    String CmdString = String.Empty;
    using (SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection(ConString))
    CmdString = “Select BookID, BookTitle, AuthorID from dbo.Table_1_Books”;
    SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand(CmdString, con);
    SqlDataAdapter sda = new SqlDataAdapter(cmd);
    DataTable dt = new DataTable(“Books”);
    DataGrid_Loaded.ItemsSource = dt.DefaultView;

    the error is from
    ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings[“ConString”].ConnectionString in wpf in vs 2013
    can’t fill data

    please I need zip file with sample wpf datagrid using ConfigurationManager in sql database with vs 2013

  5. Aravindh says:

    I can’t get images while using this code…can u plz reply how to import images from excel file??thanks

    • Admin says:

      You can’t directly retrieve image using the Excel Office interop. You have to send the image to clipboard and then get from there.
      You can try to check the following code.

      Excel.Picture pic = (Excel.Picture)CurSheet.Pictures(1);
      IDataObject data = Clipboard.GetDataObject();
      Image pic2 = (Image)data.GetData(DataFormats.Bitmap, true);
      pic2.Save("pic.jpg", System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Jpeg);

      Hope this will help you..

  6. Aravindh says:

    Admin Sir,

    I m trying this code,but “pic2.Save(“pic.jpg”, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Jpeg);” this line comes error..the error line is “ does not contain a definition for save”…..plz help me…

    thanks in advance!!

  7. Aravindh says:

    hello admin,

    I had used these code. I have a error .
    ERROR- Unable to cast object of type ‘System.Windows.Interop.InteropBitmap’ to type ‘System.Drawing.Image’. at ReadExcel_And_BindToDataGrid.MainWindow.btnOpen_Click(Object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) in j:\projects\dpIm\files\excel.xaml.cs:line 62

    using System;
    using System.Collections.Generic;
    using System.Linq;
    using System.Text;
    using System.Windows;
    using System.Windows.Controls;
    using System.Windows.Data;
    using System.Windows.Documents;
    using System.Windows.Input;
    using System.Windows.Media;
    using System.Windows.Media.Imaging;
    using System.Windows.Navigation;
    using System.Windows.Shapes;
    using Microsoft.Win32;
    using System.Data;
    using WpfApplication1;
    using System.Drawing;

    namespace ReadExcel_And_BindToDataGrid
    /// Interaction logic for MainWindow.xaml
    public partial class MainWindow : Window
    public MainWindow()
    //new Class1();


    private void btnOpen_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
    OpenFileDialog openfile = new OpenFileDialog();
    openfile.DefaultExt = “.xls”;
    openfile.Filter = “(.xls)|*.xls”;

    var browsefile = openfile.ShowDialog();

    if (browsefile == true)
    txtFilePath.Text = openfile.FileName;

    Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application excelApp = new Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Application();
    //Static File From Base Path………..
    //Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook excelBook = excelApp.Workbooks.Open(AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory + “TestExcel.xlsx”, 0, true, 5, “”, “”, true, Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlPlatform.xlWindows, “\t”, false, false, 0, true, 1, 0);
    //Dynamic File Using Uploader………..
    Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Workbook excelBook = excelApp.Workbooks.Open(txtFilePath.Text.ToString(), 0, true, 5, “”, “”, true, Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlPlatform.xlWindows, “\t”, false, false, 0, true, 1, 0);
    Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Worksheet excelSheet = (Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Worksheet)excelBook.Worksheets.get_Item(1); ;
    Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Range excelRange = excelSheet.UsedRange;

    Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Picture pic = (Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Picture)excelSheet.Pictures(1);
    IDataObject data = Clipboard.GetDataObject();
    System.Drawing.Image pic2 = (System.Drawing.Image)data.GetData(DataFormats.Bitmap, true);
    pic2.Save(“pic.jpg”, System.Drawing.Imaging.ImageFormat.Jpeg);

    string strCellData = “”;
    double douCellData;
    int rowCnt = 0;
    int colCnt = 0;

    DataTable dt = new DataTable();
    for (colCnt = 1; colCnt <= excelRange.Columns.Count; colCnt++)
    string strColumn = "";
    strColumn = (string)(excelRange.Cells[1, colCnt] as Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Range).Value2;
    dt.Columns.Add(strColumn, typeof(string));

    for (rowCnt = 2; rowCnt <= excelRange.Rows.Count; rowCnt++)
    string strData = "";
    for (colCnt = 1; colCnt <= excelRange.Columns.Count; colCnt++)
    strCellData = (string)(excelRange.Cells[rowCnt, colCnt] as Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Range).Value2;
    strData += strCellData + "|";
    catch (Exception ex)
    MessageBox.Show(ex.Message + ex.StackTrace);
    douCellData = (excelRange.Cells[rowCnt, colCnt] as Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Range).Value2;
    strData += douCellData.ToString() + "|";
    strData = strData.Remove(strData.Length – 1, 1);


    dtGrid.ItemsSource = dt.DefaultView;

    excelBook.Close(true, null, null);

    catch (Exception exx)
    MessageBox.Show(exx.Message + exx.StackTrace);

    private void btnClose_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)


  8. Aravindh says:

    I am Waiting !….

    As soon as possible please provide the correct solution sir, I need to import excel sheet and add that value in grid or list view ,that sheet contain both text and images.

  9. Krzysztof19962 says:

    Cool, solution man ! Thanks a lot. I couldn’t find this anywhere in official supports and documentations. Everything works correctly!

  10. BOY123 says:

    I am new in wpf . Can you explain the c# code for the import of excel data ?

  11. sharath says:

    how to import multiple excel files into c# wpf

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