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Cannot create PPTX with embedded XLSX

We are trying to create pptx with embedded xlsx file. It has given classcast exception.

import java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream;

import java.io.FileOutputStream;

import java.lang.reflect.Array;

import com.aspose.cells.Chart;

import com.aspose.cells.ChartType;

import com.aspose.cells.FileFormatType;

import com.aspose.cells.SheetType;

import com.aspose.cells.Workbook;

import com.aspose.cells.Worksheet;

import com.aspose.slides.OleObjectFrame;

import com.aspose.slides.pptx.OleObjectFrameEx;

import com.aspose.slides.pptx.PictureEx;

import com.aspose.slides.pptx.PresentationEx;

import com.aspose.slides.pptx.SlideEx;

public class Test2007 {

public static void main(String[] args) {



public static void Run() {



//Create a workbook

Workbook wb = new Workbook();

//Add an excel chart

int chartRows = 55;

int chartCols = 25;

int chartSheetIndex = AddExcelChartInWorkbook(wb, chartRows, chartCols);

//Set chart ole size

wb.setOleSize(0, chartRows, 0, chartCols);

//Save the workbook to stream

ByteArrayOutputStream bout=new ByteArrayOutputStream();

wb.save(bout, FileFormatType.EXCEL2007);

//Create a presentation

PresentationEx pres = new PresentationEx("C:/Documents and Settings/thuksh01/Desktop/newppt.pptx");

SlideEx sld = pres.getSlides().get(0);


//Add the workbook on slide

AddExcelChartInPresentation(pres, sld, bout.toByteArray(), "C:/Project/export_ws/Templates/Masking.jpg");

//Write the presentation on disk

pres.write(new FileOutputStream("c:\\output.pptx"));

}catch(Exception e){




static int AddExcelChartInWorkbook(Workbook wb, int chartRows, int chartCols)


//Array of cell names

String[] cellsName = new String[]


"A1", "A2", "A3", "A4",

"B1", "B2", "B3", "B4",

"C1", "C2", "C3", "C4",

"D1", "D2", "D3", "D4",

"E1", "E2", "E3", "E4"


//Array of cell data

int[] cellsValue = new int[]








//Add a new worksheet to populate cells with data

//int dataSheetIdx = wb.getWorksheets().addSheet();

Worksheet dataSheet =wb.getWorksheets().addSheet();

String sheetName = "DataSheet";


//Populate DataSheet with data

int size=Array.getLength(cellsName);

for (int i = 0; i < size; i++)


String cellName = cellsName[i];

int cellValue = cellsValue[i];



//Add a chart sheet

Worksheet chartSheet = wb.getWorksheets().addSheet(SheetType.CHART);


int chartSheetIdx = chartSheet.getIndex();

//Add a chart in ChartSheet with data series from DataSheet

Chart chart = chartSheet.getCharts().addChart(ChartType.COLUMN_CLUSTERED, 0, chartRows, 0, chartCols);

chart.getNSeries().add(sheetName + "!A1:E1", false);

chart.getNSeries().add(sheetName + "!A2:E2", false);

chart.getNSeries().add(sheetName + "!A3:E3", false);

chart.getNSeries().add(sheetName + "!A4:E4", false);

//Set ChartSheet an active sheet


return chartSheetIdx;


static void AddExcelChartInPresentation(PresentationEx pres, SlideEx sld, byte[] wbArray, String imgChart) throws Exception


// PictureEx pic = new PictureEx();

// int picId = pres.getPictures().add(pic);

// int slideWidth = (int)pres.getSlideSize().getX() - 1500;

// int slideHeight = (int)pres.getSlideSize().getY();

// int x = 1500 / 2;

// OleObjectFrame oof = sld.getShapes().addOleObjectFrame(x, 0, slideWidth, slideHeight, "Excel.Sheet.8", wbArray);

// oof.setPictureId(picId);

int slideWidth = (int)pres.getSlideSize().getSize().getWidth() - 1500;

int slideHeight = (int)pres.getSlideSize().getSize().getHeight();

int x = 1500 / 2;

sld.getShapes().insertOleObjectFrame(x, 0, slideWidth, slideHeight, 0, "Excel.Sheet.12", wbArray);



java.lang.ClassCastException: com.aspose.slides.pptx.GraphicalObjectEx cannot be cast to com.aspose.slides.pptx.OleObjectFrameEx

at com.aspose.slides.pptx.ShapesEx.do(SourceFile:208)

at com.aspose.slides.pptx.ShapesEx.insertOleObjectFrame(SourceFile:268)

at com.nielsen.ascent.reporting.export.test.Test2007.AddExcelChartInPresentation(Test2007.java:133)

at com.nielsen.ascent.reporting.export.test.Test2007.Run(Test2007.java:49)

at com.nielsen.ascent.reporting.export.test.Test2007.main(Test2007.java:21)

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