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DataViewBase.ExportToText(Stream) Method

Exports a grid to the specified stream in text format.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v22.1.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core

Declaration

public void ExportToText(
    Stream stream
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
stream Stream

A Stream object to which the created text file should be sent.

Remarks

To display the Print Preview of the grid, use the DataViewBase.ShowPrintPreview and DataViewBase.ShowPrintPreviewDialog methods. To print the grid, use the DataViewBase.Print and DataViewBase.PrintDirect methods.

To learn more, see Printing.

Note

The grid can be previewed, printed and exported only if the DXPrinting Library is available. You should manually add the reference to the DevExpress.Xpf.Printing.v22.1 assembly.

Example

This example shows how to preview, print, and export the GridControl‘s content.

Grid Print and Export Example

View Example

<Grid>
    <Grid.RowDefinitions>
        <RowDefinition Height="*"/>
        <RowDefinition Height="Auto"/>
    </Grid.RowDefinitions>
    <dxg:GridControl x:Name="grid" AutoGenerateColumns="AddNew">
        <dxg:GridControl.View>
            <dxg:TableView x:Name="view" AutoWidth="True"/>
        </dxg:GridControl.View>
    </dxg:GridControl>
    <WrapPanel Grid.Row="1" Orientation="Horizontal">
        <Button Click="PreviewGrid" Content="Show Print Preview"/>
        <Button Click="ExportToXls" Content="Export to Excel"/>
        <Button Click="ExportToCsv" Content="Export to CSV"/>
        <Button Click="ExportToPng" Content="Export to an image"/>
    </WrapPanel>
</Grid>
void PreviewGrid(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
    view.ShowPrintPreviewDialog(this);
}
void ExportToXls(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
    view.ExportToXlsx(@"d:\grid_export.xlsx");
}
void ExportToCsv(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
    view.ExportToCsv(@"d:\grid_export.csv");
}
void ExportToPng(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e) {
    view.ExportToImage(@"d:\grid_export.png");
}
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