Export Gridview in Excel using JQuery in ASP.NET Web Forms

Category > ASP.NET || Published on : Thursday, September 24, 2020 || Views: 223 || Export Gridview in Excel using JQuery in ASP.NET Web Forms


Here Pawan Kumar will explain how to xport GridView to excel using jquery with bootstrap 4 in asp.net web forms as well as also show how to bind a GridView using a Datatable.

CS.aspx Source Code

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="CS.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" />
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.4.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" />
    <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
    <script src="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.4.0/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.2.4/jquery.min.js"></script>
    <script src="table2excel.js"></script>
    
</head>
<body>
    <div class="container">
        <form id="form1" runat="server">
            <div class="row">
                <div class="col-lg-12">
                    <div class="panel panel-heading">
                        <div class="panel-heading text-center">
                            <h1>Contact Management System</h1>
                        </div>
                    </div>
                </div>
                <div class="col-lg-12">
                    <div class="panel panel-default">
                        <div class="panel-heading">Contact List</div>
                        <div class="panel-body">
                            <div class="row col-lg-2">
                                <input type="button" id="btnExporttoExcel" class="btn btn-success" value="Export To Excel" />
                            </div>
                            <br />
                            <br />
                            <asp:GridView ID="grdContact" CssClass="table table-bordered" runat="server"
                                AutoGenerateColumns="false">
                                <Columns>
                                    <asp:BoundField DataField="Id" HeaderText="Id" ItemStyle-Width="100" />
                                    <asp:BoundField DataField="Name" HeaderText="Name" ItemStyle-Width="150" />
                                </Columns>
                            </asp:GridView>
                        </div>
                    </div>
                </div>
                
            </div>
        </form>
    </div>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(function () {
            $("#btnExporttoExcel").click(function () {
                $("#grdContact ").table2excel({
                    filename: "Contacts.xls",
                    exclude_img: true,
                    exclude_links: true,
                    exclude_inputs: true

                });
            });
        });
    </script>
</body>
</html>

CS.aspx Code Behind Source Code

using System;
using System.Data;

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
{

    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        try
        {
            if (!this.IsPostBack)
            {
                grdContact.DataSource = GetEmployeeData();
                grdContact.DataBind();
            }
        }
        catch (Exception)
        {
            throw;
        }
        
    }

    private DataTable GetEmployeeData()
    {
        try
        {
            DataTable dt = new DataTable();
            dt.Columns.AddRange(new DataColumn[2] { new DataColumn("Id"), new DataColumn("Name") });
            dt.Rows.Add(1, "Gaurav Gupta");
            dt.Rows.Add(2, "Raj Kumar");
            dt.Rows.Add(3, "Mohit Sharma");
            dt.Rows.Add(4, "Vivek Kapur");
            dt.Rows.Add(5, "Amar Singh");
            return dt;
        }
        catch (Exception)
        {
            throw;
        }
    }
}

table2excel.js Source Code

/*
*  jQuery table2excel - v1.1.1
*  jQuery plugin to export an .xls file in browser from an HTML table
*  https://github.com/rainabba/jquery-table2excel
*
*  Made by rainabba
*  Under MIT License
*/
//table2excel.js
 (function ($, window, document, undefined) {
    var pluginName = "table2excel",

    defaults = {
        exclude: ".noExl",
        name: "Table2Excel",
        filename: "table2excel",
        fileext: ".xls",
        exclude_img: true,
        exclude_links: true,
        exclude_inputs: true
    };

    // The actual plugin constructor
    function Plugin(element, options) {
        this.element = element;
        // jQuery has an extend method which merges the contents of two or
        // more objects, storing the result in the first object. The first object
        // is generally empty as we don't want to alter the default options for
        // future instances of the plugin
        //
        this.settings = $.extend({}, defaults, options);
        this._defaults = defaults;
        this._name = pluginName;
        this.init();
    }

    Plugin.prototype = {
        init: function () {
            var e = this;

            var utf8Heading = "<meta http-equiv=\"content-type\" content=\"application/vnd.ms-excel; charset=UTF-8\">";
            e.template = {
                head: "<html xmlns:o=\"urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office\" xmlns:x=\"urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:excel\" xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40\">" + utf8Heading + "<head><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml><x:ExcelWorkbook><x:ExcelWorksheets>",
                sheet: {
                    head: "<x:ExcelWorksheet><x:Name>",
                    tail: "</x:Name><x:WorksheetOptions><x:DisplayGridlines/></x:WorksheetOptions></x:ExcelWorksheet>"
                },
                mid: "</x:ExcelWorksheets></x:ExcelWorkbook></xml><![endif]--></head><body>",
                table: {
                    head: "<table>",
                    tail: "</table>"
                },
                foot: "</body></html>"
            };

            e.tableRows = [];

            // get contents of table except for exclude
            $(e.element).each(function (i, o) {
                var tempRows = "";
                $(o).find("tr").not(e.settings.exclude).each(function (i, p) {

                    tempRows += "<tr>";
                    $(p).find("td,th").not(e.settings.exclude).each(function (i, q) { // p did not exist, I corrected

                        var rc = {
                            rows: $(this).attr("rowspan"),
                            cols: $(this).attr("colspan"),
                            flag: $(q).find(e.settings.exclude)
                        };

                        if (rc.flag.length > 0) {
                            tempRows += "<td> </td>"; // exclude it!!
                        } else {
                            if (rc.rows & rc.cols) {
                                tempRows += "<td>" + $(q).html() + "</td>";
                            } else {
                                tempRows += "<td";
                                if (rc.rows > 0) {
                                    tempRows += " rowspan=\'" + rc.rows + "\' ";
                                }
                                if (rc.cols > 0) {
                                    tempRows += " colspan=\'" + rc.cols + "\' ";
                                }
                                tempRows += "/>" + $(q).html() + "</td>";
                            }
                        }
                    });

                    tempRows += "</tr>";
                    console.log(tempRows);

                });
                // exclude img tags
                if (e.settings.exclude_img) {
                    tempRows = exclude_img(tempRows);
                }

                // exclude link tags
                if (e.settings.exclude_links) {
                    tempRows = exclude_links(tempRows);
                }

                // exclude input tags
                if (e.settings.exclude_inputs) {
                    tempRows = exclude_inputs(tempRows);
                }
                e.tableRows.push(tempRows);
            });

            e.tableToExcel(e.tableRows, e.settings.name, e.settings.sheetName);
        },

        tableToExcel: function (table, name, sheetName) {
            var e = this, fullTemplate = "", i, link, a;

            e.format = function (s, c) {
                return s.replace(/{(\w+)}/g, function (m, p) {
                    return c[p];
                });
            };

            sheetName = typeof sheetName === "undefined" ? "Sheet" : sheetName;

            e.ctx = {
                worksheet: name || "Worksheet",
                table: table,
                sheetName: sheetName
            };

            fullTemplate = e.template.head;

            if ($.isArray(table)) {
                for (i in table) {
                    //fullTemplate += e.template.sheet.head + "{worksheet" + i + "}" + e.template.sheet.tail;
                    fullTemplate += e.template.sheet.head + sheetName + i + e.template.sheet.tail;
                }
            }

            fullTemplate += e.template.mid;

            if ($.isArray(table)) {
                for (i in table) {
                    fullTemplate += e.template.table.head + "{table" + i + "}" + e.template.table.tail;
                }
            }

            fullTemplate += e.template.foot;

            for (i in table) {
                e.ctx["table" + i] = table[i];
            }
            delete e.ctx.table;

            var isIE = /*@cc_on!@*/false || !!document.documentMode; // this works with IE10 and IE11 both :)            
            //if (typeof msie !== "undefined" && msie > 0 || !!navigator.userAgent.match(/Trident.*rv\:11\./))      // this works ONLY with IE 11!!!
            if (isIE) {
                if (typeof Blob !== "undefined") {
                    //use blobs if we can
                    fullTemplate = e.format(fullTemplate, e.ctx); // with this, works with IE
                    fullTemplate = [fullTemplate];
                    //convert to array
                    var blob1 = new Blob(fullTemplate, { type: "text/html" });
                    window.navigator.msSaveBlob(blob1, getFileName(e.settings));
                } else {
                    //otherwise use the iframe and save
                    //requires a blank iframe on page called txtArea1
                    txtArea1.document.open("text/html", "replace");
                    txtArea1.document.write(e.format(fullTemplate, e.ctx));
                    txtArea1.document.close();
                    txtArea1.focus();
                    sa = txtArea1.document.execCommand("SaveAs", true, getFileName(e.settings));
                }

            } else {
                var blob = new Blob([e.format(fullTemplate, e.ctx)], { type: "application/vnd.ms-excel" });
                window.URL = window.URL || window.webkitURL;
                link = window.URL.createObjectURL(blob);
                a = document.createElement("a");
                a.download = getFileName(e.settings);
                a.href = link;

                document.body.appendChild(a);

                a.click();

                document.body.removeChild(a);
            }

            return true;
        }
    };

    function getFileName(settings) {
        return (settings.filename ? settings.filename : "table2excel");
    }

    // Removes all img tags
    function exclude_img(string) {
        var _patt = /(\s+alt\s*=\s*"([^"]*)"|\s+alt\s*=\s*'([^']*)')/i;
        return string.replace(/<img[^>]*>/gi, function myFunction(x) {
            var res = _patt.exec(x);
            if (res !== null && res.length >= 2) {
                return res[2];
            } else {
                return "";
            }
        });
    }

    // Removes all link tags
    function exclude_links(string) {
        return string.replace(/<a[^>]*>|<\/a>/gi, "");
    }

    // Removes input params
    function exclude_inputs(string) {
        var _patt = /(\s+value\s*=\s*"([^"]*)"|\s+value\s*=\s*'([^']*)')/i;
        return string.replace(/<input[^>]*>|<\/input>/gi, function myFunction(x) {
            var res = _patt.exec(x);
            if (res !== null && res.length >= 2) {
                return res[2];
            } else {
                return "";
            }
        });
    }

    $.fn[pluginName] = function (options) {
        var e = this;
        e.each(function () {
            if (!$.data(e, "plugin_" + pluginName)) {
                $.data(e, "plugin_" + pluginName, new Plugin(this, options));
            }
        });

        // chain jQuery functions
        return e;
    };

})(jQuery, window, document);