getCellStyleForType-methods: Querying the cell style per data type for the DATATYPE style...

getCellStyleForType-methodsR Documentation

Querying the cell style per data type for the DATATYPE style action

Description

Queries the cell style for a specific data type as used by the DATATYPE style action.

Usage

## S4 method for signature 'workbook'
getCellStyleForType(object,type)

Arguments

object

The workbook to use

type

The data type for which to get the cellstyle.

Details

Based on the (cell) data type the DATATYPE style action (see setStyleAction) sets the cellstyle for the corresponding cells. The data type is normally specified via a corresponding data type constant from the XLC object.

Author(s)

Martin Studer
Mirai Solutions GmbH https://mirai-solutions.ch

See Also

workbook, setCellStyleForType, setStyleAction

Examples

## Not run: 
file.copy(system.file("demoFiles/template2.xlsx", 
                      package = "XLConnect"),
          "datatype.xlsx", overwrite = TRUE)

# Load workbook
wb <- loadWorkbook("datatype.xlsx")

# Get current (existing) cell style for numerics
cs <- getCellStyleForType(wb, XLC$"DATA_TYPE.NUMERIC")
# Could also say cs <- getCellStyleForType(wb, "numeric")

# Change style
setBorder(cs, side = c("bottom", "right"), type = XLC$"BORDER.THICK", 
          color = c(XLC$"COLOR.BLACK", XLC$"COLOR.RED"))
          
# Set style action to 'datatype'
setStyleAction(wb, XLC$"STYLE_ACTION.DATATYPE")

# Write built-in data set 'mtcars' to the named region 
# 'mtcars' as defined by the Excel template.
writeNamedRegion(wb, mtcars, name = "mtcars")

# Save workbook
saveWorkbook(wb)

# clean up
file.remove("datatype.xlsx")

## End(Not run)

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