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How to set Spreadsheet Header and Footer 

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 the Header and Footer of an Excel Spread sheet.

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Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  [email protected]
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.jexcelapi.write;


import jxl.HeaderFooter;
import jxl.Workbook;
import jxl.write.Label;
import jxl.write.WritableSheet;
import jxl.write.WritableWorkbook;
import jxl.write.WriteException;

public class SheetHeaderFooterTest {

   @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/HeaderFooter.xls"));
    //Create sheet and add a label
    WritableSheet sheet = workbook.createSheet("My Sheet"0);
    //Add Header and Footer
      HeaderFooter header = new HeaderFooter();
      header.getCentre().append("BE THE CODER");

      HeaderFooter footer = new HeaderFooter();
      footer.getCentre().append("Page ");
    sheet.addCell(new Label(12"ABCD"));
    sheet.addCell(new Label(1200"ABCD"));
    //Writes out the data held in this workbook in Excel format
    //Close and free allocated memory 


It gives the following output,


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