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How to wrap text in Excel Cells 

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 wrapping in Excel Spread sheet.

File Name  :  
com/bethecoder/tutorials/jexcelapi/write/CellWrapTest.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.format.Alignment;
import jxl.read.biff.BiffException;
import jxl.write.Label;
import jxl.write.WritableCellFormat;
import jxl.write.WritableSheet;
import jxl.write.WritableWorkbook;
import jxl.write.WriteException;

public class CellWrapTest {

  /**
   @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/CellWrap.xls"));
    
    //Create sheet and add a label
    WritableSheet sheet = workbook.createSheet("My Sheet"0);
    
      WritableCellFormat cellFormat = new WritableCellFormat();
      cellFormat.setAlignment(Alignment.RIGHT);
      cellFormat.setWrap(true);
    
    sheet.addCell(new Label(11"A simple test message", cellFormat));    
    sheet.addCell(new Label(12"JXL Tutorials from BE THE CODER", cellFormat));
    
    //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,
cell-wrap.gif


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