Java Examples - Set Direction to the Text


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Problem Description

How to set direction to the text in cell using Java.

Solution

Following is the program to to set direction to the text in cell using Java.

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;

import org.apache.poi.xssf.usermodel.XSSFCell;
import org.apache.poi.xssf.usermodel.XSSFCellStyle;
import org.apache.poi.xssf.usermodel.XSSFRow;
import org.apache.poi.xssf.usermodel.XSSFSheet;
import org.apache.poi.xssf.usermodel.XSSFWorkbook;

public class TextDirectionInCell {
   public static void main(String[] args)throws Exception {

      //Creating Workbook
      XSSFWorkbook workbook = new XSSFWorkbook();

      //Creating a Spread Sheet
      XSSFSheet spreadsheet = workbook.createSheet("Text direction");
      XSSFRow row = spreadsheet.createRow(2);
      XSSFCellStyle myStyle = workbook.createCellStyle();
      myStyle.setRotation((short) 0);
      XSSFCell cell = row.createCell(1);
      
      cell.setCellValue("0D angle");
      cell.setCellStyle(myStyle);

      //30 degrees
      myStyle = workbook.createCellStyle();
      myStyle.setRotation((short) 30);
      
      cell = row.createCell(3);
      cell.setCellValue("30D angle");
      cell.setCellStyle(myStyle);

      //90 degrees
      myStyle = workbook.createCellStyle();
      myStyle.setRotation((short) 90);
      
      cell = row.createCell(5);
      cell.setCellValue("90D angle");
      cell.setCellStyle(myStyle);

      //120 degrees
      myStyle = workbook.createCellStyle();
      myStyle.setRotation((short) 120);
      
      cell = row.createCell(7);
      cell.setCellValue("120D angle");
      cell.setCellStyle(myStyle);

      //270 degrees
      myStyle = workbook.createCellStyle();
      myStyle.setRotation((short) 270);
      cell = row.createCell(9);
      cell.setCellValue("270D angle");
      cell.setCellStyle(myStyle);

      //360 degrees
      myStyle = workbook.createCellStyle();
      myStyle.setRotation((short) 360);
      
      cell = row.createCell(12);
      cell.setCellValue("360D angle");
      cell.setCellStyle(myStyle);
      FileOutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(
         new File("C:/poiexcel/textdirection.xlsx"));
      
      workbook.write(out);
      out.close();
      
      System.out.println("textdirection.xlsx written successfully");
   }
}

Output

Text Direction
java_apache_poi_excel
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