How to convert excel cell color to dotnet color RRS feed

  • Question

  • i am reading excel file by EPPlus and many cell has violet color. now how could i detect cell has violet color. so tell me how to convert excel color to dotnet cell color?

    i found this url but not sure does it work ?



    Monday, May 11, 2020 6:47 AM


  • Hi Sudip_inn,

    Thank you for posting here.

    The method in the link can be used to determine whether a cell has a certain background color.

                ExcelPackage.LicenseContext = LicenseContext.Commercial;
                ExcelPackage.LicenseContext = LicenseContext.NonCommercial;
                using (var package = new ExcelPackage(new FileInfo(@"D:\test\excel\test.xlsx")))
                    ExcelWorkbook workbook = package.Workbook;
                    ExcelWorksheet currentWorksheet = workbook.Worksheets.First();
                    ExcelRange theCell = currentWorksheet.Cells[11, 6];
                    var re = theCell.Style.Fill.BackgroundColor;
                    if (theCell.Style.Fill.BackgroundColor.Rgb == Color.Yellow.A.ToString("X2") + Color.Yellow.R.ToString("X2") + Color.Yellow.G.ToString("X2") + Color.Yellow.B.ToString("X2"))

    If you need to convert it to System.Drawing.Color commonly used in C#, you can use the following code.

     string re = theCell.Style.Fill.BackgroundColor.Rgb;
     int argb = Int32.Parse(re.Replace("#", ""), NumberStyles.HexNumber);
     Color clr = Color.FromArgb(argb);

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    • Marked as answer by Sudip_inn Monday, May 11, 2020 10:12 AM
    Monday, May 11, 2020 9:33 AM