Initiates the Excel export. Also fires the excelExport event.

Calling this method could trigger the browser built-in popup blocker in some cases. To avoid that, always call it as a response to an end-user action e.g. button click.

Example - manually initiate Excel export

<button id="export">Export to Excel</button>
<div id="spreadsheet"></div>
        sheets: [{
            name: "Food Order",
            mergedCells: [
            rows: [{
                height: 70,
                cells: [{
                    value: "My Company", fontSize: 32, textAlign: "center"
    $("#export").click(function(e) {
        var spreadsheet = $("#spreadsheet").data("kendoSpreadsheet");

<!-- Load JSZIP library to enable Excel export -->
<script src=""></script>
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