jxl
Interface Cell

All Known Subinterfaces:
BooleanCell, BooleanFormulaCell, DateCell, ErrorCell, ErrorFormulaCell, FormulaCell, LabelCell, NumberCell, NumberFormulaCell, StringFormulaCell, WritableCell
All Known Implementing Classes:
Blank, Boolean, jxl.write.biff.CellValue, DateTime, Formula, Label, Number

public interface Cell

Represents an individual Cell within a Sheet. May be queried for its type and its content


Method Summary
 CellFormat getCellFormat()
          Gets the cell format which applies to this cell Note that for cell with a cell type of EMPTY, which has no formatting information, this method will return null.
 int getColumn()
          Returns the column number of this cell
 java.lang.String getContents()
          Quick and dirty function to return the contents of this cell as a string.
 int getRow()
          Returns the row number of this cell
 CellType getType()
          Returns the content type of this cell
 boolean isHidden()
          Indicates whether or not this cell is hidden, by virtue of either the entire row or column being collapsed
 

Method Detail

getCellFormat

public CellFormat getCellFormat()
Gets the cell format which applies to this cell Note that for cell with a cell type of EMPTY, which has no formatting information, this method will return null. Some empty cells (eg. on template spreadsheets) may have a cell type of EMPTY, but will actually contain formatting information

Returns:
the cell format applied to this cell, or NULL if this is an empty cell

getColumn

public int getColumn()
Returns the column number of this cell

Returns:
the column number of this cell

getContents

public java.lang.String getContents()
Quick and dirty function to return the contents of this cell as a string. For more complex manipulation of the contents, it is necessary to cast this interface to correct subinterface

Returns:
the contents of this cell as a string

getRow

public int getRow()
Returns the row number of this cell

Returns:
the row number of this cell

getType

public CellType getType()
Returns the content type of this cell

Returns:
the content type for this cell

isHidden

public boolean isHidden()
Indicates whether or not this cell is hidden, by virtue of either the entire row or column being collapsed

Returns:
TRUE if this cell is hidden, FALSE otherwise