Spread Studio is a multi-functional spreadsheet that professional Visual Studio developers use to create analysis, dashboard, data collection and management, scientific, and financial applications for Windows and web. The Spread Studio package includes .NET spreadsheet components, template designers, charting components, calculation engine, API, and much more.

Familiar Spreadsheet UI

  • Workbook Support

    Present data in a grid, a single spreadsheet, or in a multiple sheet workbook. However you choose to display data, you get features such as a function library, grouping, sorting, filtering, and conditional formatting.

  • Spreadsheet Authoring

    Whether you are working in bound or unbound mode, users will enjoy an easy click-to-edit spreadsheet authoring workflow.

  • Style and Formatting

    Format cells exactly the way you wish with features such as fonts, alignment, merging, borders, and shading. Apply data type formatting, such as currency, to cells.

Familiar Spreadsheet UI

Spreadsheet Features and Excel Compatibility

  • Excel-like Data Display

    Sort, filter, group, and outline flat and hierarchical data to get the view you need. Table formatting and conditional formatting are also supported.

  • Excel Features

    Give your users the spreadsheet features they expect such as drag-fill, drag move, hidden columns, hidden rows, shapes, cell protection, and frozen panes.

  • Excel Import/Export Support

    Spread imports Excel files with features, formatting, and security rules intact. If the Excel file has a feature unsupported in Spread, it will still be preserved upon Excel export.

Spreadsheet Features and Excel Compatibility

Print and Print Preview

Modern Technology

  • Works with Microsoft’s Latest Releases

    Spread Studio is fully tested in Visual Studio 2015 and Windows 10. It can also import/export Excel 2016 files and includes Excel 2016 themes.

  • The Latest Versions of All Modern Browsers

    ASP.NET applications created with Spread Studio will run in the latest releases of Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. Touch interactions are also supported.

  • All .NET Development Platforms

    Spread Studio includes components for Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET, and WinRT.

Modern Technology

Visual Designers for Creating Spreadsheets, Data Views, Dashboards, and Input Forms

  • Spreadsheet Designer Application

    Included application helps you lay out data views and forms in a familiar Excel-like interface. Use it to create new forms or import Excel files.

  • Spreadsheet Designer Component

    Embed the spreadsheet designer component in your applications to give your end-users ad-hoc data view design features.

Visual Designers for Creating Spreadsheets, Data Views, Dashboards, and Input Forms

Powerful Calculation Engine

  • Built-in Function Library

    Choose from over 300 functions and apply them to individual cells, rows/columns, or entire sheets.

  • Advanced Function Support

    Take advantage of cross-sheet referencing, structured formulas, and array formulas. You can also create your own custom functions.

  • Formula Text Box Control

    Add an Excel-like formula text box to your applications.

Powerful Calculation Engine

Cell Types for Data Input, Validation, and Display

  • Editable Cell Types

    Choose from a library of cell types, such as date or number, that automatically add input controls and enforce data validation rules.

  • Graphical Cell Types

    Cell types, such as barcode, button, and image are included to display data in a specific format.

  • Custom Cell Types

    Spread is fully extensible, so you can create your own cell types tailored to your needs.

Cell Types for Data Input, Validation, and Display

Powerful Charting Features

  • Complete Chart Collection

    Visualize data with over 80 chart types such as line, column, financial, polar, and radar. Multiple axes and 3D charts are also supported.

  • Chart Component

    Spread adds a separate chart component to your toolbox so you can use the chart anywhere in your application.

  • Chart Designer

    Use the point-and-click designer to select a chart type, select data, format axes, design series, and more.

Powerful Charting Features

More Features

  • Dashboards

    Use Spread to create complete dashboards, giving your decision makers a snapshot of the current trends or KPIs to make informed decisions.

  • Sparklines

    Show data trends with column, line, and win-loss Sparklines.

  • Conditional Formatting

    Add conditional elements such as performance indicators, icon sets, data bars, and color scales.

    Conditional Formatting
  • Tables

    Format data sets with features such as pre-defined table styles, automatic filtering, sorting, structured references, and named items.

  • Cell Formatting

    • Full styling options for text, alignment, borders, and colors.
    • Format data for numbers, currency, dates, images, links, buttons, and more.
    Cell Formatting
  • Cell Borders

    All border design properties including diagonal borders, thickness, color, and style are supported.

    Cell Borders
  • Flexible Data Binding

    Bind individual cells, ranges, tables, or entire sheets to any data source. Mix bound and unbound modes on the same sheet.

    Flexible Data Binding
  • Groups, Outlines, and Subtotals

    Organize and summarize your data with Excel-like automatic and manual groups, outlines, and subtotals.

    Groups, Outlines, and Subtotals
  • Clipboard Support

    Spread fully supports clipboard operations including those specific to spreadsheets such as paste all cell info or only data, formatting, or formulas.

    Clipboard Support
  • Sorting and Filtering

    Give your users Excel-like sorting and filtering features including Outlook-style drag and drop functionality.

    Sorting and Filtering
  • Themes

    Spread includes themes from Office 2003 through 2016 and other professionally designed skins. A skin editor is also included so you can create your own.

  • Fully Documented API

    Customize your Windows Forms, ASP.NET, WPF, and WinRT applications to fit your needs with Spread’s comprehensive API.

    Fully Documented API
  • Scroll Tips

    Show a tooltip containing a content preview on the scroll bar as a user scrolls.

    Scroll Tips
  • Localization Support

    Spread controls honor culture settings for symbols such as currency, will render any character set, and you can localize interface strings. Double-byte characters and right-to-left layout are also supported.

    Localization Support
  • Camera Shapes

    Camera shapes allow you to embed a live view of a range and place it anywhere else in the workbook. This gives you a way to embed a portion of one sheet on another in a floating object.

    Camera Shapes
  • Multiple Headers

  • Cell Merging

  • Named Items

  • Search

  • Shapes

  • Comments

  • Zoom

  • Sheet and Cell Protection

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