.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

Workbook.SaveDocument(String, DocumentFormat, EncryptionSettings) Method

Saves the document to a file in the specified format and with the specified encryption settings.

You need an active license for the DevExpress Office File API Subscription or DevExpress Universal Subscription to use this method in production code.

Namespace: DevExpress.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Docs.v20.1.dll


public void SaveDocument(
    string fileName,
    DocumentFormat format,
    EncryptionSettings encryptionSettings
Public Sub SaveDocument(
    fileName As String,
    format As DocumentFormat,
    encryptionSettings As EncryptionSettings


Name Type Description
fileName String

Specifies the file path to save the document.

format DocumentFormat

A DocumentFormat enumeration value that specifies the document's format.

encryptionSettings EncryptionSettings

Specifies encryption options.


Use this SaveDocument method overload to encrypt a workbook with a password, as shown below:

// Add a reference to the DevExpress.Docs.dll assembly.
using DevExpress.Spreadsheet;
// ...

Workbook workbook = new Workbook();
// ...

// Specify encryption settings.
EncryptionSettings encryptionSettings = new EncryptionSettings();
encryptionSettings.Type = DevExpress.Spreadsheet.EncryptionType.Strong;
encryptionSettings.Password = "password";

// Save the document.
workbook.SaveDocument("Document.xlsx", DocumentFormat.Xlsx, encryptionSettings);
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