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PHP | Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer | setBgColor() Function

The setBgColor() function is an inbuilt function in PHP | Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer which is used to set the background color of the cell of spreadsheet. In order to use this function use setPattern function.

Syntax:

void Format::setBgColor( $color )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $color which takes the value of color as string like ‘red’, ‘green’ and another method is by specifying the color value between 8 to 63.

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

Example 1:



<?php
  
require_once 'Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php';
  
// Create Spreadsheet Excel Writer Object 
$workbook = new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer();
  
// Add Worksheet 
$worksheet =& $workbook->addWorksheet('testing bg color');
  
// Specify the height of the cell by using setRow function
$worksheet->setRow(1, 20);
  
// Add Format to the cell
$format_BgColor =& $workbook->addFormat();
  
// Set the background color 
$format_BgColor->setBgColor('red');
  
// Add Italic Font to teh text
$format_BgColor->setItalic();
  
// Set the pattern
$format_BgColor->setPattern(4);
  
// Add data to the cell 
$worksheet->write(1, 2, 'sarthak _ishu11', $format_BgColor);
$worksheet->write(2, 2, 'GeekforGeeks!', $format_BgColor);
$worksheet->write(3, 2, 'GfG', $format_BgColor);
  
// Send file to the browser
$workbook->send('test.xls');
  
// Close the file
$workbook->close();
?>

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Output:

Example 2:

<?php
require_once 'Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer.php';
  
// Create Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer Object
$workbook = new Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer();
  
// Add Worksheet
$worksheet =& $workbook->addWorksheet();
  
// Set Font Family Times New Roman 
$format_setBgColor =& $workbook->addFormat();
$format_setBgColor->setFontFamily('Times New Roman');
  
// Set Italic Property
$format_setBgColor->setItalic();
  
// Set Shadow to text
$format_setBgColor->setShadow();
  
// Set the background color 
$format_setBgColor->setBgColor('yellow');
  
// Set the pattern
$format_setBgColor->setPattern(4);
  
// Write to Worksheet
$worksheet->write(0, 0, "Information", $format_setBgColor);
$worksheet->write(1, 0, "Website Name", $format_setBgColor);
$worksheet->write(1, 1, "Address", $format_setBgColor);
$worksheet->write(2, 0, "GeeksforGeeks", $format_setItalic);
$worksheet->write(2, 1, "https://tutorialspoint.dev/slugresolver/"
                                      $format_setItalic);
$workbook->send('test.xls');
  
$workbook->close();
?> 

Output:

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



This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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