Search XLSX Formats in Java
Native and high performance XLSX document search using server-side Aspose.Cells for Java APIs, without the use of any software like Microsoft or Adobe PDF.
How to Search XLSX File Using Java
In order to search XLSX 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 XLSX Files in Java
A basic document search using Aspose.Cells APIs can be done with just few lines of code.
- Load XLSX file by instantiating a Workbook object.
- Access the first worksheet in the XLSX 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 XLSM Files - Java
// Instantiating a Workbook object Workbook workbook = new Workbook(dataDir + "book1.xlsx"); // Accessing the first worksheet in the XLSX 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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XLSX What is XLSX File Format?
XLSX is well-known format for Microsoft Excel documents that was introduced by Microsoft with the release of Microsoft Office 2007. Based on structure organized according to the Open Packaging Conventions as outlined in Part 2 of the OOXML standard ECMA-376, the new format is a zip package that contains a number of XML files. The underlying structure and files can be examined by simply unzipping the .xlsx file.Read More