PHP | Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer | setAlign() Function

The setAlign() function is an inbuilt function in PHP | Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer which is used to set cell alignment of the spreadsheet.

Syntax:

void Format::setAlign( $location )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $location which takes the position, as Horizontal Alignments (left, center, right, fill, justify, merge, equal_space) and Vertical Alignments (top, vcenter, bottom, vjustify, vequal_space). To implement a combination of Horizontal and Vertical Alignments, call this method two times.



Return Value: This function returns TRUE on success and PEAR_ERROR on failure.

Example 1:

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<?php
  
// require_once 'Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php';
  
// Add object of class Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer
$workbook = new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer();
$worksheet =& $workbook->addWorksheet();
  
// Add format to the workbook
$format_align =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Set color for the text 
$format_align->setColor ('green');
  
// Set alignment of text to the center of the cell 
$format_align->setAlign('center');
  
// Set alignment of text to the center 
// from the top of the cell 
$format_align->setAlign('vcenter');
  
// Add boldness to the text 
$format_align->setBold(1);
  
// Set size of the text
$format_align->setSize(25);
  
// Add data to the cell
$worksheet->write(0, 5, 'GeeksforGeeeks!', $format_align);
$worksheet->write(1, 5, 'A Computer Science Portal For Geeks',
                  $format_align);
  
// Send file to the browser
$workbook->send('test.xlsx');
  
// Free the memory
$workbook->close();
?>

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<?php
  
// require_once 'Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php';
  
// Add object of class Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer
$workbook = new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer();
$worksheet =& $workbook->addWorksheet();
  
// Add Format to the workbook
$format_align =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Set Color for the text 
$format_align->setColor ('white');
  
// Set Alignment of text to the top of the cell 
$format_align->setAlign('top');
  
// Set Alignment of text to the right of the cell 
$format_align->setAlign('right');
  
// Set background color
$format_align->setBgColor('black');
  
// Set Pattern to the cell
$format_align->setPattern(1);
  
// Add Boldness to the text 
$format_center->setItalic(1);
  
// Set Size of the text
$format_align->setSize(20);
  
// Add data to the cell
$worksheet->write(7, 5, 'Sarthak Prajapati', $format_align);
$worksheet->write(8, 5, 'sarthak_ishu11', $format_align);
$worksheet->write(9, 5, 'Chandigarh', $format_align);
  
// Send file to the browser
$workbook->send('test.xlsx');
  
// Free the memory
$workbook->close();
?>

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Reference: https://pear.php.net/manual/en/package.fileformats.spreadsheet-excel-writer.spreadsheet-excel-writer-format.setalign.php



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