Java Excel Spreadsheet Processing API
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Aspose.Cells for Java is an award-winning Excel Spreadsheet Processing API that allows the developers to embed the functionality to read, write, manipulate, convert & print spreadsheets in their own applications, without needing Microsoft Excel application.
Aspose.Cells for Java is a mature and feature-rich library, offering many functions that are way beyond the simple data export capabilities of other components available on the market. API provides the capabilities to export data, format spreadsheets to the most granular level, import & export images, create charts & Pivot Tables, apply & calculate complex formulas using formula calculation engine, stream Excel data & save the result in various formats.
At a Glance
A generic overview.
- Chart to Image
- Worksheet to Image
- Spreadsheet to PDF
- Apply Formatting
- Create Charts
- Apply Formulas
- Smart Markers
- Supports JSP Web Application
- Load Excel Files
- Save Excel Documents
- Provides Editing Capabilities
- Compatible with Modern Browsers
The library for Java-based applications developed on Windows Unix/Linux and Mac platforms.
- JSP/JSF Application
- Desktop Application
Supported File Formats
Aspose.Cells for Java supports the popular spreadsheet formats, commonly used images, fixed-layout and more formats .
- Microsoft Excel: XLS, XLT, XLSX, XLSB, XLTX, XLTM, XLSM, XML
- OpenOffice: ODS
- Text: CSV, TSV
- Web: HTML, MHTML
- Numbers: Apple's iWork office suite Numbers app documents
- SXC, FODS
- Fixed Layout: PDF, PDF/A, XPS
- Data Interchange: DIF
- Images: JPEG, PNG, BMP, SVG, TIFF, GIF, EMF
Advanced Java Excel Library Supports
Import and export data from ArrayList, Array & Recordset
Chart creation & manipulation through the APIs
Import formulas from a designer spreadsheet
Generate and manipulate Named Ranges
Print spreadsheets to a physical printer
Populate worksheets through Smart Markers
Create & manipulate comments
Set & calculate Excel & custom formulas
Create & manipulate conditional formatting rules
Create & manipulate named ranges
Create, manipulate & refresh Pivot Tables & Pivot Charts
Rendering of charts & worksheets
Read and write big files in the light-weight mode
Re-sample images in Excel to PDF conversion
Modify VBA code or Macros in the template document
Save Excel Files to Different Formats
Excel API offers conversion of spreadsheets to PDF, XPS, HTML, and more formats while keeping the highest visual fidelity. The reliable and flexible conversion process makes Aspose.Cells a perfect choice for organizations that mostly exchange files within industry-standard formats.
Spreadsheet conversion in multiple formats - Java
// load file to be converted Workbook wbk = new Workbook(dir + "template.xls"); // convert xls to HTML, XPS and PDF wbk.save(dir + "output.pdf", SaveFormat.PDF); wbk.save(dir + "output.xps", SaveFormat.XPS); wbk.save(dir + "output.html", SaveFormat.HTML);
Format Worksheets to Most Granular Level
Library provides spreadsheets styling including but not limited to worksheet formatting at row, column, and cell level, adding conditional formatting rules, defining number formats and setting fonts with attributes. Similarly, API supports manipulating and creating all types of custom and standard charts as well as various drawing objects like OLE objects, pictures, comments, shapes, and controls to the cells.
Convert Charts & Sheets to Image & PDF Formats
Aspose.Cells for Java offers special conversion features like charts to images and PDF, worksheets to images, printing worksheets and converting spreadsheets to the PDF file format. The conversion process is greatly flexible and easy, allowing to select a number of ways for the conversion, such as images re-sampling during spreadsheets to PDF transformation or adjusting the resultant image dimensions while rendering worksheets and charts to images.
Render Excel chart as image & PDF - Java
// load spreadsheet containing the chart Workbook book = new Workbook(dir + "template.xlsx"); // get the chart present in first worksheet Chart chart = book.getWorksheets().get(0).getCharts().get(0); // render chart as PNG chart.toImage(dir + "output.png", ImageFormat.getPng()); // render chart as PDF chart.toPdf(dir + "output.pdf");
Manipulate Excel Rows & Columns
Aspose.Cells for Java allows you to modify rows and columns in a variety of ways. One can easily adjust column width and row height, auto-size the width/height of cells as of contents, insert & delete, hide & un-hide as well as group & un-group rows and columns.
Summarize Data with Charts & Pivot Tables
It can be difficult to get summarized information with very large spreadsheets. A Pivot Table is there to quickly describe the flat data and to obtain the relevant information as of the needs. API dynamically creates Pivot Tables and Charts. Dynamically changing the Pivot Table source data is possible. Furthermore, Smart Markers, another top feature of this library to fill worksheets through data sources and to generate visually effective reports.
Web-based Visual Control for Spreadsheets
Aspose.Cells for Java also provide a UI control that can be embedded in JSP web applications and is compatible with all modern web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera. End-user can use it to load, edit and save Excel files from your web application's front-end.
What People Are Saying
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We would recommend the use of Aspose.cells for Java because it is easy to implement and the API is simple to understand and very fluent. Pierre-Eric Oudin | Advizeo by Setec, France
Our overall experience with Aspose products was very positive. This component increased business value to Xpand IT product - Xporter Plugin for JIRA, allowing us to develop a reference solution for data export. Paulo Lopes | Xpand IT, UK
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