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How to: Export the Pivot Grid's Data to a File

  • 2 minutes to read

This example shows how to export the pivot grid’s data using the Data-Aware or WYSIWYG types and set the export options.

  • Click the Export to XLSX button to export data using the Data-Aware type. In the exported XLSX file, fixed row headers are disabled and a sheet name is set to “Pivot Grid Export”.
  • Click the Export to PDF button to export data using the WYSIWYG type. The Print dialog is displayed when the exported PDF file is opened.


<dx:ASPxButton ID="DataAwareExportButton" runat="server" 
    Text="Export to XLSX" onclick="DataAwareExportButton_Click" ToolTip="Export using the Data-Aware type."/> 
<dx:ASPxButton ID="WysiwygExportButton" runat="server" Text="Export to PDF" 
    onclick="WysiwygExportButton_Click" ToolTip="Export using the WYSIWYG type." />

<dx:ASPxPivotGrid ID="ASPxPivotGrid1" runat="server" ClientIDMode="AutoID" 
        <dx:PivotGridField ID="fieldCountry" Area="ColumnArea" AreaIndex="0" 
        <dx:PivotGridField ID="fieldCategoryName" Area="RowArea" AreaIndex="0" 
            Caption="Category" FieldName="CategoryName">
        <dx:PivotGridField ID="fieldProductName" Area="RowArea" AreaIndex="1" 
            Caption="Product" FieldName="ProductName">
        <dx:PivotGridField ID="fieldExtendedPrice" Area="DataArea" AreaIndex="0" 
            Caption="Extended Price" FieldName="Extended_Price">
        <dx:PivotGridField ID="fieldSalesPerson" Area="ColumnArea" AreaIndex="1" 
            Caption="Sales Person" FieldName="Sales_Person">
        <dx:PivotGridField ID="fieldQuantity" Area="DataArea" AreaIndex="1" 
<dx:ASPxPivotGridExporter ID="ASPxPivotGridExporter1" runat="server">
using System;
using DevExpress.XtraPrinting;
using DevExpress.Utils;

namespace ASPPivotGridExport {
    public partial class WebForm1 : System.Web.UI.Page {
        protected void DataAwareExportButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            // Exports using the Data-Aware type.
            ASPxPivotGridExporter1.ExportXlsxToResponse("ASPxPivotGrid", new XlsxExportOptionsEx {
                AllowFixedColumns = DefaultBoolean.False,
                SheetName = "Pivot Grid Export"

        protected void WysiwygExportButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) {
            // Exports using the WYSIWYG type.
            ASPxPivotGridExporter1.ExportPdfToResponse("ASPxPivotGrid", new PdfExportOptions() {
                ShowPrintDialogOnOpen = true,
            }, true);