ChartSheet.ExportAsFixedFormat(XlFixedFormatType, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object) Method

Definition

Saves the chart that is displayed on the ChartSheet in PDF or XPS format.

public void ExportAsFixedFormat (Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlFixedFormatType Type, object Filename, object Quality, object IncludeDocProperties, object IgnorePrintAreas, object From, object To, object OpenAfterPublish, object FixedFormatExtClassPtr);

Parameters

Type
XlFixedFormatType

One of the Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlFixedFormatType values that specifies whether to save the chart in PDF or XPS format.

Filename
Object

The full path of the new PDF or XPS file. If you omit this parameter, Excel saves the file in the current folder.

Quality
Object

One of the Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlFixedFormatQuality values that specifies the quality of the exported file.

IncludeDocProperties
Object

true to include document properties in the exported file; otherwise, false.

IgnorePrintAreas
Object

true to ignore any print areas set when exporting; otherwise, false.

From
Object

The number of the page at which to start exporting. If this parameter is omitted, exporting starts at the beginning.

To
Object

The number of the last page to publish. If this parameter is omitted, publishing ends with the last page.

OpenAfterPublish
Object

true to open the new file in the viewer immediately; otherwise, false.

FixedFormatExtClassPtr
Object

A pointer to an implementation of the IMsoDocExporter interface that enables the chart to be saved in a different fixed format. For more information, see Extending the Office (2007) Fixed-Format Export Feature.

Examples

The following code example saves one page of chart sheet Chart1 in PDF format to the specified file path and file name using the standard quality resolution. The generated PDF file includes the workbook properties. To run this code example, your workbook must contain a chart sheet named Chart1.

private void SaveChartSheetAsPDF()
{
    Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.ChartSheet myChartSheet  = 
    Globals.Chart1.Base;

    myChartSheet.ExportAsFixedFormat( 
        Excel.XlFixedFormatType.xlTypePDF, 
        @"c:\SalesChartSheet", 
        Excel.XlFixedFormatQuality.xlQualityStandard, 
        true, 
        true, 
        1, 
        1,
        false);
}
Private Sub SaveChartSheetAsPDF()
    Dim myChartSheet As Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.ChartSheet = _
    Globals.Chart1.Base

    myChartSheet.ExportAsFixedFormat( _
        Excel.XlFixedFormatType.xlTypePDF, _
        "c:\SalesChartSheet", _
        Excel.XlFixedFormatQuality.xlQualityStandard, _
        True, _
        True, _
        1, _
        1, _
        False)
End Sub

Remarks

You can save as a PDF or XPS file from Microsoft Office Excel only after you install an add-in that provides this feature. For more information, search for "Enable support for other file formats, such as PDF and XPS" on Office Online.

Optional Parameters

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

Applies to