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Example of adding images to a worksheet.

* An example of inserting images into a worksheet using the libxlsxwriter
* library.
* Copyright 2014-2021, John McNamara,
#include "xlsxwriter.h"
int main() {
/* Create a new workbook and add a worksheet. */
lxw_workbook *workbook = workbook_new("images.xlsx");
lxw_worksheet *worksheet = workbook_add_worksheet(workbook, NULL);
/* Change some of the column widths for clarity. */
worksheet_set_column(worksheet, COLS("A:A"), 30, NULL);
/* Insert an image. */
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("A2"), "Insert an image in a cell:", NULL);
worksheet_insert_image(worksheet, CELL("B2"), "logo.png");
/* Insert an image offset in the cell. */
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("A12"), "Insert an offset image:", NULL);
lxw_image_options options1 = {.x_offset = 15, .y_offset = 10};
worksheet_insert_image_opt(worksheet, CELL("B12"), "logo.png", &options1);
/* Insert an image with scaling. */
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("A22"), "Insert a scaled image:", NULL);
lxw_image_options options2 = {.x_scale = 0.5, .y_scale = 0.5};
worksheet_insert_image_opt(worksheet, CELL("B22"), "logo.png", &options2);
/* Insert an image with a hyperlink. */
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, CELL("A32"), "Insert an image with a hyperlink:", NULL);
lxw_image_options options3 = {.url = ""};
worksheet_insert_image_opt(worksheet, CELL("B32"), "logo.png", &options3);
return 0;
Options for inserted images.
Definition: worksheet.h:1702
int32_t x_offset
Definition: worksheet.h:1705
const char * url
Definition: worksheet.h:1734
double x_scale
Definition: worksheet.h:1711
Struct to represent an Excel workbook.
Definition: workbook.h:293
Struct to represent an Excel worksheet.
Definition: worksheet.h:2108
#define COLS(cols)
Convert an Excel A:B column range into a (col1, col2) pair.
Definition: utility.h:64
#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.
lxw_error worksheet_insert_image_opt(lxw_worksheet *worksheet, lxw_row_t row, lxw_col_t col, const char *filename, lxw_image_options *options)
Insert an image in a worksheet cell, with options.
lxw_error worksheet_insert_image(lxw_worksheet *worksheet, lxw_row_t row, lxw_col_t col, const char *filename)
Insert an image in a worksheet cell.
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.