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NAME

Excel::Template::Container::Format - Excel::Template::Container::Format

PURPOSE

To format all children according to the parameters

NODE NAME

FORMAT

INHERITANCE

Excel::Template::Container

ATTRIBUTES

Boolean attributes should be set to 1, 0, true, or false.

Color values can be the color name or the color index. See "COLOURS IN EXCEL" in Spreadsheet::WriteExcel

  • align

    Set to either left, center, right, fill, or justify. Default is left. See also valign.

  • bg_color

    Set to a color value. Default is none.

  • bold

    This will set bold to on or off, depending on the boolean value.

  • border

    Set the border for all for edges of a cell. Also see bottom, top, left, and right. Valid values are 0 - 7.

    See "set_border()" in Spreadsheet::WriteExcel

  • border_color

    Sets the color value for the border. See also border, top_color, bottom_color, left_color and right_color.

  • bottom

    See border.

  • bottom_color

    See border_color

  • color

    This will set the color of the text, depending on color value. Default is black.

  • fg_color

    Set to a color value. This color will be used in foreground of some patterns. See color to change the color of text. Also see bg_color and pattern.

  • font

    This will sent the font face. Default is Arial.

  • font_outline

    This will set font_outline to on or off, depending on the boolean value. (q.v. OUTLINE tag)

  • font_shadow

    This will set font_shadow to on or off, depending on the boolean value. (q.v. SHADOW tag). This only applies to Excel for Macintosh.

  • font_strikeout

    This will set font_strikeout to on or off, depending on the boolean value. (q.v. STRIKEOUT tag)

  • hidden

    This will set whether the cell is hidden to on or off, depending on the boolean value.

  • indent

    Set the indentation level for a cell. Positive integers are allowed.

  • italic

    This will set italic to on or off, depending on the boolean value. (q.v. ITALIC tag)

  • left

    See border.

  • left_color

    See border_color.

  • num_format

    Set to the index of one of Excel's built-in number formats. See "set_num_format()" in Spreadsheet::WriteExcel

  • pattern

    Set to an integer, 0 - 18. Sets the background fill pattern of a ell. Default is 1, solid.

  • right

    See border.

  • right_color

    See border color.

  • rotation

    Set the rotation of the text in a cell. The rotation can be any angle in the range -90 to 90 degrees. The angle 270 is also supported. This indicates text where the letters run from top to bottom.

  • shrink

    A boolean value. If true, text will shrink to fit a cell.

  • size

    This will set the size of the font. Default is 10. Unless a row height is specifically set, the row will grow taller as necessary.

  • text_justlast

    A boolean value to justify the last line. Only applies to Far Eastern versions of Excel.

  • text_wrap

    A boolean value. When set to true, text will wrap in a cell instead of crossing over into empty cells. If the row height is not set, the row will grow taller to accommodate the wrapping text.

  • top

    See border.

  • top_color

    See border_color

  • valign

    Set to top, vcenter, bottom, or vjustify. Default is vcenter. See also align.

CHILDREN

None

EFFECTS

None

DEPENDENCIES

None

USAGE

  <format bold="1">
    ... Children here
  </format>

In the above example, the children will be displayed (if they are displaying elements) in a bold format. All other formatting will remain the same and the "bold"-ness will end at the end tag.

AUTHOR

Rob Kinyon (rob.kinyon@gmail.com)

SEE ALSO

BOLD, HIDDEN, ITALIC, OUTLINE, SHADOW, STRIKEOUT