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  • Author
    Ivan Cheng, Engineer, Potix Corporation
  • Date
    April 25, 2008
  • Version
    Applicable to ZK 3.0.5 and later
Applicable to ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 and later


Contents

Introduction

In Use JavaBean in Excel with ZK Spreadsheet, we demonstrate how to use JavaBean directly via Variable-Resolver. In this article, we will introduce another practical application about how to change the style of spreadsheet with ease. No modification of data model is required. In the following paragraphs, I will show you how to change the style of spreadsheet.

If you'd like to know more about ZK Spreadsheet, please refer to the following URLs:


If you'd like to know more about Variable-Resolver, please refer to the following URL:

Let's start to build an application for calculating balance sheet with Variable-Resolver.

Live Demo


How to Build a Template Using Excel

Design a New Layout Template in Excel

NewSheet.xls

Format.png


Define External Variable

Input bean and its data names NewSheet.xls, such as dataBean.item, dataBean.liquidAssets, dataBean.fundInvestment etc.

NewSheet.xls


Change the Style of Spreadsheet

sheet.zul

	......
	
  <listbox id="style" mold="select" rows="1" onSelect="changeStyle()">
	<listitem label="Style 1" value="/BalanceSheet.xls"/>
	<listitem label="Style 2" value="/NewSheet.xls"/>
  </listbox>
  
	......
	
	void changeStyle() {  //Change the URL of spreadsheet
			balance.url = style.getSelectedItem().value;
	}
	
	......

  <spreadsheet id="balance" url="/BalanceSheet.xls" maxrow="40" maxcolumn="20" height="600px" width="1300px"/>
	
	......


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Conclusion

It becomes more convenient to integrate server side resource by binding Java Bean with spreadsheet. This feature simplifies developer's job to meet the user's requirement of style. In the near future, we will introduce more useful tools of ZK Spreadsheet. We expect your response to make it better, feel free to leave a message or post it to ZK forum.




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