ChartSheetBase.Export Method (String, Object, Object)


Exports the Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.ChartSheetBase in a graphic format.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities.dll)

public bool Export(
	string filename,
	object filterName,
	object interactive


Type: System.String

The name of the exported file.

Type: System.Object

The language-independent name of the graphic filter as it appears in the registry.

Type: System.Object

true to display the dialog box that contains the filter-specific options. If this argument is false, Microsoft Office Excel uses the default values for the filter. The default value is false.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

For information on optional parameters, see Optional Parameters in Office Solutions.

The following code example uses the Export method to export the current Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.ChartSheetBase as a .gif file without displaying the file options.

private void ExportChartSheetAsGIF()
    Globals.Sheet1.Range["A1", "A5"].Value2 = 22;
    Globals.Sheet1.Range["B1", "B5"].Value2 = 55;

    this.SetSourceData(Globals.Sheet1.Range["A1", "B5"],
    this.ChartType = Excel.XlChartType.xlColumnClustered;

    this.Export(@"C:\Chart1.gif", "GIF", false);
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