Export RadGrid (that contains RadChart) to Excel

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  1. EpiqDev
    EpiqDev avatar
    10 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2012

    Posted 18 Feb 2011 Link to this post

    I have a radgrid that I would like to export to excel.
    The grid is pretty simple except that it has got a simple bar chart in it. (See the attached image file)
    Is there a way to export the grid to excel with the barchart intact?
    I've read couple of posts such as http://www.telerik.com/community/forums/aspnet-ajax/grid/exporting-chart-along-with-grid.aspx
    but it doesn't really explain in detail on how I can achieve the suggested method.
  2. Daniel
    Daniel avatar
    4933 posts

    Posted 24 Feb 2011 Link to this post

    Hello EncoreDev,

    RadGrid cannot embed images in Excel file - this is possible only when exporting to PDF. In fact, you can reference a given image in the Excel file but you have to keep in mind that the image will disappear if you remove it from the referenced location.
    protected void RadGrid1_ExcelExportCellFormatting(object sender, ExcelExportCellFormattingEventArgs e)
        if (e.FormattedColumn.UniqueName == "ChartCol")
            e.Cell.Text = "<img src='http://www.telerik.com/ClientsFiles/251162_barchart-inside-RadGrid.jpg' />";

    You have to replace the sample image with your real chart image.

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