Create MS Excel Spreadsheets in C++ without MS Office - A Comprehensive Guide

Previously, I have written a post on how to implement Excel automation features and create Excel XLS/XLSX files from scratch using C#. Today, I’ll show you how to create Excel workbooks, insert data to Excel worksheets, calculate formulas, and create charts and tables in worksheets using C++. All the spreadsheet automation features will be powered by C++ Excel API - Aspose.Cells for C++. Aspose.Cells for C++ is a native C++ library that lets you create, read, parse, and convert spreadsheet documents without requiring Microsoft Excel.
May 15, 2020 · 5 min · Usman Aziz