libxlsxwriter
tutorial1.c
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A tutorial program which is shown, with explanations, in Tutorial 1: Create a simple XLSX file.

/*
* A simple program to write some data to an Excel file using the
* libxlsxwriter library.
*
* This program is shown, with explanations, in Tutorial 1 of the
* libxlsxwriter documentation.
*
* Copyright 2014-2018, John McNamara, jmcnamara@cpan.org
*
*/
#include "xlsxwriter.h"
/* Some data we want to write to the worksheet. */
struct expense {
char item[32];
int cost;
};
struct expense expenses[] = {
{"Rent", 1000},
{"Gas", 100},
{"Food", 300},
{"Gym", 50},
};
int main() {
/* Create a workbook and add a worksheet. */
lxw_workbook *workbook = workbook_new("tutorial01.xlsx");
lxw_worksheet *worksheet = workbook_add_worksheet(workbook, NULL);
/* Start from the first cell. Rows and columns are zero indexed. */
int row = 0;
int col = 0;
/* Iterate over the data and write it out element by element. */
for (row = 0; row < 4; row++) {
worksheet_write_string(worksheet, row, col, expenses[row].item, NULL);
worksheet_write_number(worksheet, row, col + 1, expenses[row].cost, NULL);
}
/* Write a total using a formula. */
worksheet_write_string (worksheet, row, col, "Total", NULL);
worksheet_write_formula(worksheet, row, col + 1, "=SUM(B1:B4)", NULL);
/* Save the workbook and free any allocated memory. */
return workbook_close(workbook);
}
workbook_close
lxw_error workbook_close(lxw_workbook *workbook)
Close the Workbook object and write the XLSX file.
worksheet_write_formula
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.
workbook_new
lxw_workbook * workbook_new(const char *filename)
Create a new workbook object.
lxw_worksheet
Struct to represent an Excel worksheet.
Definition: worksheet.h:1603
lxw_workbook
Struct to represent an Excel workbook.
Definition: workbook.h:273
worksheet_write_string
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.
worksheet_write_number
lxw_error worksheet_write_number(lxw_worksheet *worksheet, lxw_row_t row, lxw_col_t col, double number, lxw_format *format)
Write a number to a worksheet cell.
workbook_add_worksheet
lxw_worksheet * workbook_add_worksheet(lxw_workbook *workbook, const char *sheetname)
Add a new worksheet to a workbook.