Kendo UI for jQuery Spreadsheet Overview

The Spreadsheet allows you to edit and visualize tabular data by using cell formatting options, styles, and themes.

The Spreadsheet supports Internet Explorer 9 and later versions. The component is primarily targeted at desktop users and, therefore, its performance and functionalities on mobile devices are limited.

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Initializing the Spreadsheet

To initialize the Spreadsheet, use an empty <div> element. For more information, refer to the article on widget initialization in Kendo UI.

    <div id="spreadsheet">


Basic Configuration

The Spreadsheet instance exposes methods for sheet instance retrieval, insertion, and deletion.

  • A common method is the activeSheet method.
  • The sheet object instance interface enables you to configure the settings and data on the sheet level.
  • You can use the range method for retrieval of a range instance that you can use to manipulate one or more cell regions of the sheet. To retrieve the range method, use a string with an A1 or an RC notation.

The following example demonstrates how to set the value for a range of cells.

    <div id="spreadsheet"></div>

    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">


        var spreadsheet = $("#spreadsheet").data("kendoSpreadsheet"); // The component instance.

        var sheet = spreadsheet.activeSheet(); // The current active sheet.

        var range = sheet.range("A1:B2"); // A 2x2 cell range.


Functionality and Features

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