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hyperlinks.c
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Example of writing urls/hyperlinks to a worksheet.

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/*
* Example of writing urls/hyperlinks with the libxlsxwriter library.
*
* Copyright 2014-2017, John McNamara, jmcnamara@cpan.org
*
*/
#include "xlsxwriter.h"
int main() {
/* Create a new workbook. */
lxw_workbook *workbook = workbook_new("hyperlinks.xlsx");
/* Add a worksheet. */
lxw_worksheet *worksheet = workbook_add_worksheet(workbook, NULL);
/* Add some cell formats for the hyperlinks. */
lxw_format *url_format = workbook_add_format(workbook);
lxw_format *red_format = workbook_add_format(workbook);
/* Create the standard url link format. */
/* Create another sample format. */
/* Widen the first column to make the text clearer. */
worksheet_set_column(worksheet, 0, 0, 30, NULL);
/* Write a hyperlink. */
worksheet_write_url(worksheet, 0, 0, "http://libxlsxwriter.github.io", url_format);
/* Write a hyperlink but overwrite the displayed string. */
worksheet_write_url (worksheet, 2, 0, "http://libxlsxwriter.github.io", url_format);
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, 2, 0, "Read the documentation.", url_format);
/* Write a hyperlink with a different format. */
worksheet_write_url(worksheet, 4, 0, "http://libxlsxwriter.github.io", red_format);
/* Write a mail hyperlink. */
worksheet_write_url (worksheet, 6, 0, "mailto:jmcnamara@cpan.org", url_format);
/* Write a mail hyperlink and overwrite the displayed string. */
worksheet_write_url (worksheet, 8, 0, "mailto:jmcnamara@cpan.org", url_format);
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, 8, 0, "Drop me a line.", url_format);
/* Close the workbook, save the file and free any memory. */
workbook_close(workbook);
return 0;
}