SpreadsheetControl.DocumentSource Property

Gets or sets a document supplier for a SpreadsheetControl. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Spreadsheet

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Spreadsheet.v21.2.dll


public object DocumentSource { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

An object specifying the document to bind to the SpreadsheetControl.


When the DocumentSource property is set, the SpreadsheetControl attempts to load a document specified by the property value.

You can use the following data sources:

The format of documents loaded from a Stream, Uri or Byte[] instance is detected automatically by the built-in IFormatDetectorService implementation.

The following formats can be detected on the fly:

  • XLSX, XLSB, XLSM, XLTX, XLTM (non encrypted files only);
  • XLS, XLT;
  • XML Spreadsheet 2003;
  • CSV, TXT (only if loaded from a FileStream instance).

If a SpreadsheetDocumentSource value is supplied, a document is loaded from the stream specified by the SpreadsheetDocumentSource.Stream property. The document format is determined by the SpreadsheetDocumentSource.Format property.


Set the DocumentSource property to null to create a new document.

The code sample below binds an XLSX file as the document source:

    <dxsps:SpreadsheetControl CommandBarStyle="Ribbon"
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