Clears the spreadsheet and populates it with data from the specified Excel (.xlsx) file.

Requires Internet Explorer 10 or a recent version of other browsers. The JSZip library is a prerequisite for the import from file functionality.


blob Blob|File

The file or blob that is usually obtained through a file input.


Promise - A promise that will be resolved when the import operation completes.

Example - importing a file

<input id="file" type="file" />
<div id="spreadsheet"></div>

    $("#file").on("change", function() {
        var spreadsheet = $("#spreadsheet").data("kendoSpreadsheet");
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