Search ODS Formats in Java
Native and high performance ODS document search using server-side Aspose.Cells for Java APIs, without the use of any software like Microsoft or Adobe PDF.
How to Search ODS File Using Java
In order to search ODS file, we’ll use
API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use Search API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from
and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.
<repository> <id>AsposeJavaAPI</id> <name>Aspose Java API</name> <url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url> </repository>
<dependency> <groupId>com.aspose</groupId> <artifactId>aspose-cells</artifactId> <version>version of aspose-cells API</version> <classifier>jdk17</classifier> </dependency>
Steps to Search ODS Files in Java
A basic document search using Aspose.Cells APIs can be done with just few lines of code.
- Load ODS file by instantiating a Workbook object.
- Access the first worksheet in the ODS file.
- Find the cell containing the specified formula.
- Instantiate FindOptions.
- Find the cell containing a string value
- Printout the cells found after search result
Aspose.Cells for Java supports on all major platforms and Operating Systems. Please make sure that you have the following prerequisites.
- Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with Java Runtime Environment for JSP/JSF Application and Desktop Applications.
- Get latest version of Aspose.Cells for Java directly from Maven .
Search ODS Files - Java
// Instantiating a Workbook object Workbook workbook = new Workbook(dataDir + "book1.ods"); // Accessing the first worksheet in the ODS file Worksheet worksheet = workbook.getWorksheets().get(0); // Finding the cell containing the specified formula Cells cells = worksheet.getCells(); // Instantiate FindOptions FindOptions findOptions = new FindOptions(); // Finding the cell containing a string value that starts with Or findOptions.setLookAtType(LookAtType.START_WITH); Cell cell = cells.find("SH", null, findOptions); // Printing the name of the cell found after searching System.out.println("Name of the cell containing String: " + cell.getName());
About Aspose.Cells for Java APIAspose.Cells API can be used to create, edit, convert and render Microsoft Excel formats to different formats. Moreover, it can be used for comprehensive charting, scalable reporting and reliable calculations within software applications. Aspose.Cells is a standalone API and it does not require any software like Microsoft or OpenOffice.
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ODS What is ODS File Format
Files with ODS extension stand for OpenDocument Spreadsheet Document format that are editable by user. Data is stored inside ODF file into rows and columns. It is XML-based format and is one of the several subtypes in the Open Document Formats (ODF) family. The format is specified as part of the ODF 1.2 specifications published and maintained by OASIS. A number of applications on Windows as well as other operating systems can open ODS files for editing and manipulation including Microsoft Excel, NeoOffice and LibreOffice. ODS files can also be converted into other spreadsheet formats as well like XLS, XLSX and others by different applications.Read More