PHP | Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer | setVAlign() Function

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

Syntax:

void Format::setVAlign( $location )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $location which is used to set the position, at which text is to be placed as ‘top’, ‘vcenter’, ‘bottom’, ‘vjustify’, ‘vequal_space’.

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->addWorksa heet();
  
// Add format to the workbook
$format_center =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Set color for the text 
$format_center->setColor ('green');
  
// Set alignment of text to the center of the cell 
$format_center->setVAlign('vcenter');
  
// Add boldness to the text 
$format_center->setBold(1);
  
// Set size of the text
$format_center->setSize(25);
  
// Add data to the cell
$worksheet->write(0, 5, 'GeeksforGeeeks!', $format_center);
$worksheet->write(1, 5, 'A Computer Science Portal For Geeks', $format_center);
  
// 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_center =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Set Color for the text 
$format_center->setColor ('white');
  
// Set Alignment of text to the top of the cell 
$format_center->setVAlign('top');
  
// Set background color
$format_center->setBgColor('black');
  
// Set Pattern to the cell
$format_center->setPattern(1);
  
// Add Boldness to the text 
$format_center->setItalic(1);
  
// Set Size of the text
$format_center->setSize(20);
  
// Add data to the cell
$worksheet->write(7, 5, 'Sarthak Prajapati', $format_center);
$worksheet->write(8, 5, 'sarthak_ishu11', $format_center);
$worksheet->write(9, 5, 'Chandigarh', $format_center);
  
// 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.setvalign.php



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