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Example of hiding worksheet errors and warnings.

* An example of turning off worksheet cells errors/warnings using
* libxlsxwriter.
* Copyright 2014-2021, John McNamara,
#include "xlsxwriter.h"
int main() {
lxw_workbook *workbook = workbook_new("ignore_errors.xlsx");
lxw_worksheet *worksheet = workbook_add_worksheet(workbook, NULL);
/* Write strings that looks like numbers. This will cause an Excel warning. */
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("C2"), "123", NULL);
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("C3"), "123", NULL);
/* Write a divide by zero formula. This will also cause an Excel warning. */
worksheet_write_formula(worksheet, CELL("C5"), "=1/0", NULL);
worksheet_write_formula(worksheet, CELL("C6"), "=1/0", NULL);
/* Turn off some of the warnings: */
/* Write some descriptions for the cells and make the column wider for clarity. */
worksheet_set_column(worksheet, 1, 1, 16, NULL);
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("B2"), "Warning:", NULL);
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("B3"), "Warning turned off:", NULL);
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("B5"), "Warning:", NULL);
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("B6"), "Warning turned off:", NULL);
return 0;
Struct to represent an Excel workbook.
Definition: workbook.h:293
Struct to represent an Excel worksheet.
Definition: worksheet.h:2108
#define CELL(cell)
Convert an Excel A1 cell string into a (row, col) pair.
Definition: utility.h:46
lxw_workbook * workbook_new(const char *filename)
Create a new workbook object.
lxw_error workbook_close(lxw_workbook *workbook)
Close the Workbook object and write the XLSX file.
lxw_worksheet * workbook_add_worksheet(lxw_workbook *workbook, const char *sheetname)
Add a new worksheet to a workbook.
Definition: worksheet.h:680
Definition: worksheet.h:684
lxw_error worksheet_set_column(lxw_worksheet *worksheet, lxw_col_t first_col, lxw_col_t last_col, double width, lxw_format *format)
Set the properties for one or more columns of cells.
lxw_error worksheet_write_string(lxw_worksheet *worksheet, lxw_row_t row, lxw_col_t col, const char *string, lxw_format *format)
Write a string to a worksheet cell.
lxw_error worksheet_write_formula(lxw_worksheet *worksheet, lxw_row_t row, lxw_col_t col, const char *formula, lxw_format *format)
Write a formula to a worksheet cell.
lxw_error worksheet_ignore_errors(lxw_worksheet *worksheet, uint8_t type, const char *range)
Ignore various Excel errors/warnings in a worksheet for user defined ranges.