Programmatically changes

jExcel has a comprehensive number of native methods to programmatically interact with your javascript spreadsheet and its data.

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General Methods

MethodExample
getData: Get the full or partial table data
@Param boolan onlyHighlighedCells - Get only highlighted cells
myTable.getData([bool]);
getJson: Get the full or partial table data in JSON format
@Param boolan onlyHighlighedCells - Get only highlighted cells
myTable.getData([bool]);
getRowData: Get the data from one row by number
@Param integer rowNumber - Row number
myTable.getRowData([int]);
setRowData: Set the data from one row by number
@Param integer rowNumber - Row number
@param array rowData - Row data
myTable.setRowData([int], [array]);
getColumnData: Get the data from one column by number
@Param integer columnNumber - Column number
myTable.getColumnData([int]);
setColumnData: Set the data from one column by number
@Param integer columnNumber - Column number
@param array colData - Column data
myTable.setColumnData([int], [array]);
setData: Set the table data
@Param json newData - New json data, null will reload what is in memory.
myTable.setData([json]);
setMerge: Merge cells
@Param string columnName - Column name, such as A1.
@Param integer colspan - Number of columns
@Param integer rowspan - Number of rows
myTable.setMerge([string], [int], [int]);
getMerge: Get merged cells properties
@Param string columnName - Column name, such as A1.
myTable.getMerge([string]);
removeMerge: Destroy merged by column name
@Param string columnName - Column name, such as A1.
myTable.removeMerge([string]);
destroyMerged: Destroy all merged cells myTable.destroyMerge();
getCell: get current cell DOM
@Param string columnName - str compatible with excel, or as object.
myTable.getCell([string]);
getLabel: get current cell DOM innerHTML
@Param string columnName - str compatible with excel, or as object.
myTable.getLabel([string]);
getValue: get current cell value
@Param mixed cellIdent - str compatible with excel, or as object.
myTable.getValue([string]);
getValueFromCoords: get value from coords
@Param integer x
@Param integer y
myTable.getValueFromCoords([integer], [integer]);
setValue: change the cell value
@Param mixed cellIdent - str compatible with excel, or as object.
@Param string Value - new value for the cell
@Param bool force - update readonly columns
myTable.setValue([string], [string], [bool]);
setValueFromCoords: get value from coords
@Param integer x
@Param integer y
@Param string Value - new value for the cell
@Param bool force - update readonly columns
myTable.getValueFromCoords([integer], [integer], [string], [bool]);
resetSelection: Reset the table selection
@Param boolean executeBlur - execute the blur from the table
myTable.resetSelection([bool]);
updateSelection: select cells
@Param object startCell - cell object
@Param object endCell - cell object
@Param boolean ignoreEvents - ignore onselection event
myTable.updateSelection([cell], [cell], true);
updateSelectionFromCoords: select cells
@Param integer x1
@Param integer y1
@Param integer x2
@Param integer y2
myTable.updateSelectionFromCoords([integer], [integer], [integer], [integer]);
getWidth: get the current column width
@Param integer columnNumber - column number starting on zero
myTable.getWidth([integer]);
setWidth: change column width
@Param integer columnNumber - column number starting on zero
@Param string newColumnWidth - New column width
myTable.setWidth([integer], [integer]);
getHeight: get the current row height
@Param integer rowNumber - row number starting on zero
myTable.getHeight([integer]);
setHeight: change row height
@Param integer rowNumber - row number starting on zero
@Param string newRowHeight- New row height
myTable.setHeight([integer], [integer]);
getHeader: get the current header by column number
@Param integer columnNumber - Column number starting on zero
myTable.getHeader([integer]);
getHeaders: get all header titles myTable.getHeaders();
setHeader: change header by column
@Param integer columnNumber - column number starting on zero
@Param string columnTitle - New header title
myTable.setHeader([integer], [string]);
getStyle: get table or cell style
@Param mixed - cell identification or null for the whole table.
myTable.getStyle([string]));
setStyle: set cell(s) CSS style
@Param mixed - json with whole table style information or just one cell identification. Ex. A1.
@param k [optional]- CSS key
@param v [optional]- CSS value
myTable.setSyle([object], [string], [string]);
resetStyle: remove all style from a cell
@Param string columnName - Column name, example: A1, B3, etc
myTable.resetStyle([string]);
getComments: get cell comments
@Param mixed - cell identification or null for the whole table.
myTable.getComments([string]);
setComments: set cell comments
@Param cell - cell identification
@Param text - comments
myTable.setComments([string], [string]);
orderBy: reorder a column asc or desc
@Param integer columnNumber - column number starting on zero
@Param smallint sortType - One will order DESC, zero will order ASC, anything else will toggle the current order
myTable.orderBy([integer], [boolean]);
getConfig: get table definitions myTable.getConfig();
insertColumn: add a new column
@param mixed - num of columns to be added or data to be added in one single column
@param int columnNumber - number of columns to be created
@param boolean insertBefore
@param object properties - column properties
myTable.insertColumn([mixed], [integer], [boolean], [object]);
deleteColumn: remove column by number
@Param integer columnNumber - Which column should be excluded starting on zero
@param integer numOfColumns - number of columns to be excluded from the reference column
myTable.deleteColumn([integer], [integer]);
moveColumn: change the column position
@Param integer columnPosition
@Param integer newColumnPosition
myTable.moveColumn([integer], [integer]);
insertRow: add a new row
@Param mixed - number of blank lines to be insert or a single array with the data of the new row
@Param integer rowNumber - reference row number
@param boolean insertBefore
myTable.insertRow([mixed], [integer], [boolean]);
deleteRow: remove row by number
@Param integer rowNumber - Which row should be excluded starting on zero
@Param integer numOfRows - number of lines to be excluded
myTable.deleteRow([integer], [integer]);
moveRow: change the row position
@Param integer rowPosition
@Param integer newRowPosition
>myTable.moveRow([integer], [integer]);
download: get the current data as a CSV file
@Param bool - true to download parsed formulas.
myTable.download([bool]);
getMeta: get the table or cell meta information
@Param mixed - cell identification or null for the whole table.
myTable.getMeta([string]);
setMeta: set the table or cell meta information
@Param mixed - json with whole table meta information.
myTable.setMeta[mixed]);
fullscreen: Toogle table fullscreen mode
@Param boolan fullscreen - define fullscreen status as true or false
myTable.fullscreen([bool]);
getSelectedRows: Get the selected rows
@Param boolan asIds - Get the rowNumbers or row DOM elements
myTable.getSelectedRows([bool]);
getSelectedColumns: Get the selected columns
@Param boolan asIds - Get the colNumbers or row DOM elements
myTable.getSelectedColumns([bool]);
showIndex: show column of index numbers myTable.showIndex();
hideIndex: hide column of index numbers myTable.hideIndex();
search: search in the table, only if directive is enabled during inialization.
@Param string - Search for word
myTable.search([string]);
resetSearch: reset search table myTable.resetSearch();
whichPage: Which page showing on jExcel - Valid only when pagination is true. myTable.whichPage();
page: Go to page number- Valid only when pagination is true.
@Param integer - Go to page number
myTable.page([integer]);
undo: Undo last changes myTable.undo();
redo: Redo changes myTable.redo();