Sunday, May 5, 2013

Export gridview data to word document in asp.net

Title:How to export data from grid view to word document in asp.net using c#

Description:
As per previous articles we have learnt the reporting is the mandatory step for any web application.The data can be exported in different formats like PDF,Excel etc,Now i would like to explain on export data to word document from grid view

Example:
What we have read :
how to export grid view to excel,bind excel data to grid view in asp.net.Here this example will describe how to export Grid view data to word document in asp.net.

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<body>
<form id="form1" runat="server">
<asp:GridView ID="gvOrder" AllowSorting="True" AllowPaging="True" Runat="server" AutoGenerateEditButton="True" AutoGenerateDeleteButton="True"
AutoGenerateColumns="False" DataSourceID="OrdrDb">
<Columns>
<asp:BoundField DataField="OrderID" HeaderText="OrderID"/>
<asp:BoundField DataField="OrderName" HeaderText="OrderName"/>
<asp:BoundField DataField="Phone" HeaderText="Phone"/>
<asp:BoundField DataField="Address" HeaderText="Address"/>
<asp:BoundField DataField="Amount" HeaderText="Amount"/>
</Columns>
</asp:GridView>
<asp:SqlDataSource ID="OrdrDb" runat="server"
ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:TestConnectionString %>"
SelectCommand="SELECT * FROM [Orders]"></asp:SqlDataSource>
<asp:Button ID="btnexportOrderstoWord" runat="server" Text="Button"
onclick="btnexportOrderstoWord_Click" />
</form>
</body>
</html>

Code behind:
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.IO;

public partial class ExporttoWord : System.Web.UI.Page
{
protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
}
protected void btnexportOrderstoWord_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
Response.Clear();
Response.Buffer = true;
Response.AddHeader("content-disposition",
"attachment;filename=gvOrderToWord.doc");
Response.ContentType = "application/vnd.ms-word ";
StringWriter swr = new StringWriter();
HtmlTextWriter hwr = new HtmlTextWriter(swr);
gvOrder.AllowPaging = false;
gvOrder.DataBind();
gvOrder.RenderControl(hwr);
Response.Write(swr.ToString());
Response.Flush();
Response.End();
}
public override void VerifyRenderingInServerForm(Control GvOrder)
{
}
}
Note:While executing this class we may get this kind of error because of render control.please click here for solution "RegisterForEventValidation can only be called during Render"
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