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Question about HSSFSheet - Default Name on CreateSheet

May 4, 2010 at 8:55 PM

I'm curious why the default name on CreateSheet is "Sheet0" vs. "Sheet1".  I know this is the lowest ordinal, but I've never seen an Excel sheet labeled "Sheet0".  I've hard-coded the name "Sheet1" into the constructor, but I kinda expected it to do this for me automatically.


HSSFSheet sheet = workbook.CreateSheet();  // Results in "Sheet0"

You thoughts?


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May 5, 2010 at 12:48 AM

Code in HSSFWorkbook.cs

_sheets.Add(sheet); //a new sheet added
workbook.SetSheetName(_sheets.Count - 1, "Sheet" + (_sheets.Count - 1));

This is why the default name is "Sheet0"