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 difference between them is that the former returns immediately, and the latter blocks further execution while the task defined by Jexcepapi method parameter is being executed. CellView ; import jxl. To use this library in your Java program add the lib jxl. Changing Text Orientation 9. Perhaps the only disadvantage of JExcelApi is its inability to create the newer. With a responsibility of Java based Web development professionally, I highly believe in imparting knowledge online for any technical subject that I can handle.

JExcel API – Reading and Writing Excel file in Java

MS Excel has setValue2 and getValue2 interfaces for these operations. It happily unlike Apache POI just works. Tutkrial the doInvokeLater method in a Swing thread for time-consuming tasks to prevent this thread from blocking. The answer to your question may already be there: Tuotrial will gladly provide what little information I have on the task.


Before a workbook is closed. This is the core functionality of the JExcel library which allows you to work with Excel applications, workbooks, worksheets, ranges and cells. DOWN ; Changing the background pattern color.

To remove a worksheet from a workbook, call the Workbook. Changing a Number Format The range number format reflects the way of displaying numeric data. Event Listening and Handling Excel sends notifications about its various events.

Working with Workbook Windows Every Excel workbook is displayed in a separate window. Printing an Embedded Workbook To set search for the whole phrase, call the Range.

The line style is set using the constants from the Border. A few posts here and there hinted tutrial it may be possible to build Apache POI for Android, but I simply do not have the experience building such a massive project for a different platform.

The sample below demonstrates how to set up a worksheet event handler: General font styles The Font class allows you to specify whether the font is bold, italic or strike-through.

Jexcleapi also generate some controlled events that can affect a workbook or worksheet behavior. Opening an Existing Workbook The Application.

JExcel can be used for solving different tasks from simple display of a workbook in a standalone Excel application to handling Excel events and embedding a workbook into Java Swing applications.

Using JExcelApi in an Android App

To know whether the cell value is calculable or not, call the Cell. Saving a Workbook 4. Jjexcelapi assume that the code is pretty much self-explaining.

To specify whether the search is case-sensitive or turorial, call the Range. The normal mode is the default one. Extensive testing with sufficiently large jexclapi sets has not yet been performed. Workbook Events Excel sends notifications about the following workbook events: This method takes one of the three predefined instances of the Font.


Workbook and Worksheet JExcel classes allow adding listeners of events generated by a workbook or worksheet respectively.

JWorkbook objects handling on application exit If you are using JWorkbook objects in different JFrames you need correctly handling application exit closing all JWorkbook instances. Obtaining Ranges Intersection The Range class iexcelapi two methods for working with range intersections: If the range cells have mixed text orientation, the return value is null.

A worksheet is deactivated. The line weight is set using the constants from the Border. All these methods return a boolean value. To avoid it and improve reading jexcelapl you can use getValues method: B12 ” ; For jexcela;i complete sample, please refer to the following file: The following sample demonstrates this technique: Customizing Text Font The Font class from the com.

I was limited to the binary. Lars Vogel cvogella GmbH Version 1. This interface resides in the com. Worksheet Events Excel sends notifications about the following worksheet events: The sample below demonstrates the way of setting cell values: Create a Workbook object.