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Customizing the Excel Export Filename of the Grid by Adding Current Date and Time


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How can I add the current date and time to the Excel export filename of the Grid when working with the Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC components?


Use the excelExport event which has the workbook in its event data to rename it.

With the help of the kendo.toString() method or another way to format the date, concatenate the date to the filename.

    .Columns(columns =>
        columns.Bound(e => e.OrderID);
        columns.Bound(e => e.Freight);
    .ToolBar(t => 
    .DataSource(dataSource => dataSource
        .Transport(transport =>
           transport.Read(read => read.Url(""))

    function onExcelExport(e) {
        e.workbook.fileName = kendo.toString(new Date, "dd/MM/yyyy HH:mm") + " Grid.xlsx";

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