ExternalSheetData Class

External Sheet Data Set.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is x:sheetData.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Spreadsheet
Assembly:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml (in DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll)


<ChildElementInfoAttribute(GetType(ExternalRow))> _
Public Class ExternalSheetData _
    Inherits OpenXmlCompositeElement
Dim instance As ExternalSheetData
public class ExternalSheetData : OpenXmlCompositeElement


The following table lists the possible child types:

  • ExternalRow <x:row>

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

18.14.13 sheetData (External Sheet Data Set)

This element contains the cached worksheet data associated with a supporting workbook.

[Note: For an example, please refer to example at the beginning of this section. end note]

Parent Elements

sheetDataSet (§18.14.14)

Child Elements


row (Row)




refreshError (Last Refresh Resulted in Error)

Specifies that the last external data refresh for this sheet did not succeed.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the W3C XML Schema boolean datatype.

sheetId (Sheet Id)

Index of sheet in the external workbook that is referenced and partially cached in this data set. This is a 1-based index. This attribute is required.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the W3C XML Schema unsignedInt datatype.

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_ExternalSheetData) is located in §A.2. end note]

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


ExternalSheetData Members

DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Spreadsheet Namespace