Spread.NET Releases

Released: Dec 26, 2023

Updates in 17


  • .NET 8 Support
    • Spread.NET now supports .NET 8.
  • Spread Ribbon Control
    • The Spread Ribbon Control is a new addition to Spread.NET, allowing you to insert the Designer ribbon into your application for use with Spread.NET. This includes contextual ribbon tabs, buttons, menus and error handling. You can also override built-in commands using the CommandExecuting and CommandExecuted events and manually execute commands using the ExecuteCommand function.
  • Workbook Enhancements
    • Header and Footer...

Released: Jul 27, 2023

Updates in 16.2


  • The FarPoint.Localization.dll would be missing after installing version 16.
  • An 'InvalidOperationException' would occur when binding data to Spread.
  • Superscripts that were set via the Spread Designer would not be maintained.
  • An 'ExcecutionEngineException' would be triggered in certain circumstances.
  • ToIndex would always return 1.
  • The move indicator for multi rows/columns would not move correctly in certain circumstances.

Released: May 17, 2023

Updates in 16.1.20231.0



  • Support for Form Controls - Added support for adding Form Controls to a worksheet. Form Controls are objects that you can insert into the worksheet to work with data and handle the data as specified. Form controls can easily be referenced and interact with cell data. There are 8 different types of Form controls:
    • Button.
    • Combo Box.
    • Check Box.
    • Spin Button.
    • List Box.
    • Option Button.
    • Group Box.
    • Label.
  • Support for 3D Rotation for Shapes - Added support for 3D shape rotation.
  • Save...

Released: Nov 7, 2022

Updates in 16


  • Rich Text Editing - Spread.NET v15 introduced support for Rich Text in Cells when importing XLSX, so multiple font colors and styles can show in a cell. This release introduces new support for Rich Text Editing directly in cells, so you can select text in the cell and apply changes using the Format Cells Dialog.
  • Added 19 New Built-In Formula functions for calculations - This release introduces support for many new Microsoft Excel functions that are already available now in the Insiders...

Released: Jul 26, 2022

Updates in 15.2.20223.0



  • Activating the Product - Added steps to activate the product license using online and offline methods.
  • Creating a Runtime License - Added steps to manually create a unique runtime license for Microsoft .NET applications.



  • The DataField property value is now retained when upgrading to Spread version 15.
  • XML files now load correctly.
  • The license file is now generated correctly when build configuration name contains whitespace characters.
  • The IWorkbook Calculate...

Released: Apr 26, 2022

Updates in 15.1.20221.0


  • Baseline Microsoft .NET Framework reference has been changed from .NET 4.5.2 to .NET 4.6.2 - All GrapeCity Spread.NET components are now be built using .NET 4.6.2 as the baseline .NET Framework.
    • All customers with projects still targeting .NET 4.5.2 will need to change the target Framework version for their projects to .NET 4.6.2 or later.
    • In addition, support for the .NET 5 platform target has also been dropped.
  • Added new NuGet Package for GrapeCity.Spread.WinForms.Design - This...

Released: Nov 17, 2021

Updates in 15


  • Microsoft .NET 6 Support and Nuget Package - Using NuGet Package Manager in Microsoft Visual Studio, you can now easily add the Spread.NET Windows Forms controls in your projects targeting Microsoft .NET 6, .NET 5, .NET Core 3.1, and .NET 4.5.2.
  • Added 17 Sparkline Visual Functions - The new sparkline types are Area, Box Plot, Bullet, Cascade, Gauge KPI, HBar, Histogram, Image, Month Calendar, Pareto, Pie, Scatter, Spread, Stacked, Vari, VBar, and Year Calendar. These new sparkline...

Released: Jul 28, 2021

Updates in 14.2


  • Frozen Trailing Stick-To-Edge Option - This enhancement affects the layout of frozen trailing columns and rows. These columns are always displayed on the right side, or on the left if RightToLeft is true. This new feature allows you to set a new property, FpSpread.FrozenTrailingStickToEdge.
  • Frozen Line Color - The Frozen Line Color lets you specify a color for the lines drawn between the non-scrollable and scrollable areas of the worksheet.
  • Clipboard Paste To Visible Cells Only - This...

Released: May 20, 2021

Updates in 14.1


New CalculationOnDemandMode and CellValueChanged Event

  • This enhancement gives developers control over the calculation of on-demand behavior and recalculation of dependent cells. Setting CalculationOnDemandMode to Off will force dependent cells to immediately recalculate - triggering the new CellValueChanged event for each of those cells. This event is used to handle changes to calculated cells caused by formulas, which is useful for tracking all workbook changes.


Released: Nov 17, 2020

Updates in 14


Microsoft .NET 5.0 and Microsoft .NET Core 3.1 Windows Forms Controls

  • This release includes a new NuGet package GrapeCity.Spread.WinForms for .NET 5 and .NET Core 3.1 WinForms. Users can create WinForms applications using the Spread controls in .NET 5 and .NET Core 3.1 and port existing WinForms projects using GrapeCity Spread. NET controls.
    • Design-time support is limited in the new platforms, so it is recommended to keep using the full-framework (Microsoft .NET 4.5.2 and later...