A tiny library to create Microsoft Office Excel(2007) files under Nodejs. Color filling and archive creating fixed by Maxim Romanov

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A simple and fast library to create MS Office Excel(>2007) xlsx files(Compatible with the OpenOffice document format). Features:
  • Support workbook and multi-worksheets.
  • Custom column width and row height, cell range merge.
  • Custom cell fill styles(such as background color).
  • Custom cell border styles(such as thin,medium).
  • Custom cell font styles(such as font-family,bold).
  • Custom cell border styles and merge cells.
  • Text rotation in cells.

Getting Started

Install it in node.js: ``` npm install msexcel-builder-colorfix ``` ```javascript var excelbuilder = require('msexcel-builder-colorfix'); ``` Then create a sample workbook with one sheet and some data. ```javascript // Create a new workbook file in current working-path var workbook = excelbuilder.createWorkbook('./', 'sample.xlsx') // Create a new worksheet with 10 columns and 12 rows var sheet1 = workbook.createSheet('sheet1', 10, 12); // Fill some data sheet1.set(1, 1, 'I am title'); for (var i = 2; i < 5; i++)
sheet1.set(i, 1, 'test'+i);
// Save it{
if (err) 
console.log('congratulations, your workbook created');
}); ```


createWorkbook(savepath, filename)

Create a new workbook file.
  • save_path - (String) The path to save workbook.
  • file_name - (String) The file name of workbook.
Returns a Workbook Object. Example: create a xlsx file saved to C:\test.xlsx ```javascript var workbook = excelbuilder.createWorkbook('C:\','test.xlsx'); ```


Create a new worksheet with specified columns and rows
  • sheet_name - (String) worksheet name.
  • column_count - (Number) sheet column count.
  • row_count - (Number) sheet row count.
Returns a Sheet object Notes: The sheet name must be unique within a same workbook. Example: Create a new sheet named 'sheet1' with 5 columns and 8 rows ```javascript var sheet1 = workbook.createSheet('sheet1', 5, 8); ```

Save current workbook.
  • callback - (Function) Callback function to handle save result.
Example: ```javascript{ console.log('workbook saved ' + (err?'failed':'ok')); }); ```


Cancel to make current workbook,drop all data.

Sheet.set(col, row, str)

Set the cell data.
  • col - (Number) Cell column index(start with 1).
  • row - (Number) Cell row index(start with 1).
  • str - (String) Cell data.
No returns. Example: ```javascript sheet1.set(1,1,'Hello '); sheet1.set(2,1,'world!'); ```

Sheet.width(col, width)

Sheet.height(row, height)

Set the column width or row height Example: ```javascript sheet1.width(1, 30); sheet1.height(1, 20); ```

Sheet.align(col, row, align)

Sheet.valign(col, row, valign)

Sheet.wrap(col, row, wrap)

Sheet.rotate(col, row, angle)

Set cell text align style and wrap style
  • align - (String) align style: 'center'/'left'/'right'
  • valign - (String) vertical align style: 'center'/'top'/'bottom'
  • wrap - (String) text wrap style:'true' / 'false'
  • rotate - (String) Numeric angle for text rotation: '90'/'-90'
Example: ```javascript sheet1.align(2, 1, 'center'); sheet1.valign(3, 3, 'top'); sheet1.wrap(1, 1, 'true'); sheet1.rotate(1, 1, 90); ```

Sheet.font(col, row, fontstyle)

Sheet.fill(col, row, fillstyle)

Sheet.border(col, row, borderstyle)

Set cell font style, fill style or border style
  • font_style - (Object) font style options
The options may contain: name - (String) font name sz - (String) font size family - (String) font family scheme - (String) font scheme bold - (String) if bold: 'true'/'false' iter - (String) if italic: 'true'/'false'
  • fill_style - (Object) fill style options
The options may contain: type - (String) fill type: such as 'solid' fgColor - (String) front color bgColor - (String) background color
  • border_style - (Object) border style options
The options may contain:
left - (String) style: 'thin'/'medium'/'thick'/'double' top - (String) style: 'thin'/'medium'/'thick'/'double' right - (String) style: 'thin'/'medium'/'thick'/'double' bottom - (String) style: 'thin'/'medium'/'thick'/'double' Example: ```javascript sheet1.font(2, 1, {name:'黑体',sz:'24',family:'3',scheme:'-',bold:'true',iter:'true'}); sheet1.fill(3, 3, {type:'solid',fgColor:'FFFF0000',bgColor:'64'}); sheet1.border(1, 1, {left:'medium',top:'medium',right:'thin',bottom:'medium'}); ```

Sheet.merge(fromcell, tocell)

Merge some cell ranges
  • from_cell / to_cell - (Object) cell position
The cell object contains:
col - (Number) cell column index(start with 1) row - (Number) cell row index(start with 1) Example: Merge the first row as title from (1,1) to (5,1) ```javascript sheet1.merge({col:1,row:1},{col:5,row:1}); ```


In node.js ```
cd test
node test.js

Release notes

  • Switch compress work to easy-zip to support Heroku deployment.
v0.0.1: Includes
  • First release
  • Using 7z.exe to do compress work, so only support windows now.