In the process of web design and development, taking regular backups is an important practice followed. jQuery provides table2excel plugin which helps to export HTML tables to excel (.xls) files.
Please download the required library files from the jQuery table2excel plugin and include it in your working folder as shown in the following examples.
Download link: https://github.com/rainabba/jquery-table2excel
Example 1: The following example demonstrates the very basic functionality of the table2excel plugin. The table contents along with the headers are exported to the “GFGFile.xls” file.
After export in ‘GFGFile.xls’:
Example 2: In the following example, table2excel plugin is explained along with showing more options setting. In the HTML structure, two tables are taken for showing different results in export files. The table’s row 1 headers are not exported in the output excel files as they have been assigned class “noExl” as shown in the below program. Table 2 is assigned with class “colorClass” so that the colors assigned to any HTML controls are preserved as shown in the code. Programmers can set options depending on the application’s requirements.
Before export :
After export of table 1 :
After export of table 2:
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