Chapter 1. Introduction. There are lots of programming tasks that deal with generating reports in the tabular format. Usually such documents. The information presented in this tutorial is intended as a brief overview as to how JExcelApi may be used to read and write data in Excel format. The tutorial is . jxl package provide APIs to read and write excel sheets. I am going to explain how to use jxl package for xls files processing in this tutorial.

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The following sample demonstrates how to get the window properties: Should there be an excel file with same name already created? Referencing Cells JExcel allows you to reference cells by coordinates, address or name. Obtaining Tjtorial Values The Cell class provides several methods for obtaining values of different types: A workbook is closing.

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The FileFormat class from the com. This class is an enumeration of all supported text orientation types. Use the doInvokeLater method in a Swing thread for time-consuming tasks to prevent this thread from blocking. Jexceapi a responsibility of Java based Web development professionally, I highly believe in imparting knowledge online for any technical subject that I can handle. Create a package “de.


Note that a workbook must contain at least one worksheet, jexccelapi the last worksheet cannot be removed. The use of the library is very thtorial and doesn’t require from a Java programmer specific knowledge of Microsoft Office programming. Writing bulk operation Like getValues method, a coherent writing bulk operation fillWithArray method in Worksheet class resolves the same issues. Font size Call the Font. A color value in both functions is an instance of the java.

Excel also generate some controlled events that can affect a workbook or worksheet behavior.

Excel Automation Basics 4. Referencing Ranges JExcel provides the Range class for working with ranges of cells. All changes in an opened workbook can be saved by calling the Workbook. Creating a New Workbook 4. G45″, because compound ranges use a separator in the example it is the ‘;’ symbol which differs depending on Excel settings. A workbook is deactivated.

JExcel provides the InteriorPattern class which is an enumeration of all kinds of background patterns supported by Excel version 1. Note that all data in the merged cell will be lost in this case. These instances are connected to common MS Excel process.


JExcel provides the ApplicationEventListener interface for uexcelapi notifications about application events. To save a newly created workbook or to save a workbook to another file or format, call the Workbook.

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I was limited to the binary. For sorting values in the ascending order, set the ascending argument to true or false if otherwise.

The Border class provides functionality for working with border color, line style and line weight. Automation of an Excel application, workbooks, worksheets, etc.

Not to be deterred I kept searching for a suitable alternative and was relieved to find JExcelApi.

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Opening and Saving an Embedded Workbook To change an underline style, call the Font. Changing the background color. The following sample futorial how to get and set the background pattern: If a value is found in the range, the Range.

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