setCellStyleForType-methods

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

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

Keywords
methods, utilities
Usage
# S4 method for workbook
setCellStyleForType(object,type,style)
Arguments
object

The '>workbook to use

type

The data type for which to set the style

style

The '>cellstyle to set

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.

See Also

'>workbook, getCellStyleForType, setStyleAction

Aliases
  • setCellStyleForType
  • setCellStyleForType-methods
  • setCellStyleForType,workbook-method
Examples
# NOT RUN {
file.copy(system.file("demoFiles/template2.xlsx", 
                      package = "XLConnect"),
          "datatype.xlsx", overwrite = TRUE)

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

# Create a new cell style to be used
cs <- createCellStyle(wb, name = "mystyle")

# Set data format (number format) as numbers with aligned fractions
setDataFormat(cs, format = "# ???/???")

# Define the above created cell style as style to be used for
# numerics
setCellStyleForType(wb, type = XLC$"DATA_TYPE.NUMERIC", style = cs)
# Could also say cs <- setCellStyleForType(wb, "numeric")
          
# 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)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package XLConnect, version 0.2-15, License: GPL-3

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