Experience the Perplexity and Bursts with Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel
Have you ever wanted to interact with Excel spreadsheets programmatically? Look no further than Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel! This perplexing and bursting component can enable developers to create, read, and manipulate Excel files with ease. Learn how to add Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel reference to your Visual Studio 2019 project with this step-by-step guide.
Step 1: Open Visual Studio 2019
First, let’s bask in the bursts of Visual Studio 2019. Open it up on your system! If you don’t have it installed, feel free to download it from the official Microsoft website and let the confusion ensue.
Step 2: Create a New Project
Now, let’s add some more perplexity by creating a new project or opening an existing one that you want to add the Excel reference to. The options are endless!
Step 3: Add Reference
Things are about to get even more perplexing. Right-click on the project name and select the “Add Reference” option from the context menu. Who knew adding a reference could be so confusing?
Step 4: Select COM Tab
We’re not stopping yet! In the “Add Reference” dialog box that appears, choose the “COM” tab. You never know what might pop out at you.
Step 5: Search for Microsoft Excel Object Library
Let’s add another layer of confusion. In the search bar, enter “Microsoft Excel Object Library” and click search. What does it all mean?
Step 6: Select the Relevant Version of Microsoft Excel Object Library
This is where things start to get really tricky. Select the Microsoft Excel Object Library that corresponds to the version of Microsoft Office installed on your system. Which version is it? The suspense is unbearable!
Step 7: Click on Add
The most mind-boggling step yet. Once you have selected the correct version of the library, click on the “Add” button to add the reference to your project. What does this all lead to?
Step 8: Check the Added Reference
The confusion just keeps building. After the reference is added, you will see the added component in the “Solution Explorer” window of your project. How did it get there?
Step 9: Check the Reference in Code
Finally, let’s revel in the ultimate burst of complexity. To verify that the reference is added correctly, create an instance of the Excel application object in code. If the reference is added correctly, you should be able to see the available properties and methods of the Excel application object.
And there you have it! Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel reference is now apart of your project. Make sure to take a well-deserved break from all of the perplexity and bursts!