PHP | Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer | setFontFamily() Function

The setFontFamily() function is an inbuilt function in PHP | Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer which is used to set the font family.

Syntax:

void Format::setFontFamily( $font_family )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $font_family . The font family name which can be ‘Times New Roman’, ‘Arial’, ‘Courier’.

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 Workbook
$workbook = new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer();
  
// Add Format to spreadsheet
$format_border =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Add Worksheet to Sprerdsheet
$worksheet =& $workbook->addWorksheet();
  
// Add Format to variable
$format_times =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Set Font Family Times New Roman 
$format_times->setFontFamily('Times New Roman');
  
// Add Format to variable
$format_courier =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Set Font Family Courier
$format_courier->setFontFamily('Courier');
  
// Write to Worksheet
$worksheet->write(0, 0, "Details of GeeksforGeeks Contributors");
$worksheet->write(1, 0, "Author", $format_times);
$worksheet->write(1, 1, "User Handle", $format_courier);
$worksheet->write(2, 0, "Sarthak");
$worksheet->write(2, 1, "sarthak_ishu11");
  
// Send .xlsx file to header
$workbook->send('test.xls');
  
// Close Workbook Object
$workbook->close();
?>

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<?php
  
require_once 'Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php';
  
$workbook = new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer();
$worksheet =& $workbook->addWorksheet();
  
// put text at the top
$format_top =& $workbook->addFormat();
$format_top->setHAlign('top');
$format_top->setTextWrap(1);
  
// center the text horizontally
$format_center =& $workbook->addFormat();
$format_center->setHAlign('center');
  
// Set Font Family Times New Roman 
$format_times =& $workbook->addFormat();
$format_times->setFontFamily('Times New Roman');
  
// Write to Worksheet
$worksheet->write(0, 0, "Information", $format_center);
$worksheet->write(1, 0, "Website Name", $format_times);
$worksheet->write(1, 1, "Address", $format_times);
$worksheet->write(2, 0, "GeeksforGeeks");
$worksheet->write(2, 1, "https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/");
  
$workbook->send('test.xls');
$workbook->close();
?>

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



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