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How to set Spreadsheet Default Width and Height 

Java Excel API is an open source java library to read, write and modify Excel spread sheets. This requires the library jxl-2.6.12.jar to be in classpath. The following example shows how to set Cell default width and height in Excel Spread sheet.

File Name  :  
com/bethecoder/tutorials/jexcelapi/write/SheetDefWidthHeightTest.java 
Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  kvenkatasudhakar@gmail.com
   
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.jexcelapi.write;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.IOException;

import jxl.Workbook;
import jxl.read.biff.BiffException;
import jxl.write.Label;
import jxl.write.WritableSheet;
import jxl.write.WritableWorkbook;
import jxl.write.WriteException;

public class SheetDefWidthHeightTest {

  /**
   @param args
   @throws IOException 
   @throws IOException 
   @throws WriteException 
   @throws BiffException 
   */
  public static void main(String[] argsthrows IOException, WriteException {
    //Creates a writable workbook with the given file name
    WritableWorkbook workbook = Workbook.createWorkbook(new File("C:/JXL/SheetDefWidthHeight.xls"));
    
    //Create sheet and add a label
    WritableSheet sheet = workbook.createSheet("My Sheet"0);
    
    //Set sheet defaults
    //width of column in chars
    //height of the row in 1/20ths of a point
      sheet.getSettings().setDefaultColumnWidth(30);
      sheet.getSettings().setDefaultRowHeight(28 20);
    
    sheet.addCell(new Label(12"ABCD"));
    
    //Writes out the data held in this workbook in Excel format
    workbook.write()
    
    //Close and free allocated memory 
    workbook.close()
  }

}
   

It gives the following output,
sheet-defaults.gif


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