Spreadsheet Headers

This section provides instructions for creating custom headers in spreadsheets and modifying them programmatically. The user can alter the header titles using the context menu or perform a long click on one of the headers.

Documentation

Methods

You can update the headers programmatically using the following methods.

Method Description
getHeaders Get all headers as an Array of strings or a string separated by commas.
@param {mixed} - get all headers a string or as an Array.
getHeader(getAsArray: Boolean) : void
showHeaders Show the headers
showHeaders() : void
hideHeaders Hide the headers
hideHeaders() : void
getHeader Get the header title by column number.
@param {mixed} - get the header title by column number starting on zero.
getHeader(column: Number) : void
setHeader Set a custom header title.
@param {number} - column number starting on zero
@param {string} - New title. Empty to reset the headers.
setHeader(colNumber: Number, newValue?: String) : void

Initial Settings

To customize the headers, you can use the title and tooltip attributes in the column settings.

<script>
jspreadsheet(document.getElementById('spreadsheet'), {
    worksheets: [{
        columns: [
            {
                type: 'text',
                title: 'Country',
                tooltip: 'This is the country',
                width: '300px',
            }
        ]
    }]
});
</script>

Available Events

Event Description
onchangeheader When changing the header title.
onchangeheader(worksheet: Object, column: Number, newValue: String, oldValue: String) : void

Examples

Updates to the headers

The following example starts the spreadsheet with basic headers with the option to update the titles programmatically.

Change the headers programmatically

<html>
<script src="https://jspreadsheet.com/v10/jspreadsheet.js"></script>
<script src="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.css" type="text/css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jspreadsheet.com/v10/jspreadsheet.css" type="text/css" />

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Material+Icons" />

<div id="spreadsheet"></div>

<script>
// Set your JSS license key (The following key only works for one day)
jspreadsheet.setLicense('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');

// Create the spreadsheet
let table = jspreadsheet(document.getElementById('spreadsheet'), {
    worksheets: [{
        data: [
            ['BR', 'Cheese', 1],
            ['CA', 'Apples', 0],
            ['US', 'Carrots', 1],
            ['GB', 'Oranges', 0],
        ],
        columns: [
            {
                type: 'autocomplete',
                title: 'Country',
                tooltip: 'Country of origin',
                width: '200px',
                url: '/jspreadsheet/countries'
            },
            {
                type: 'dropdown',
                title: 'Food',
                tooltip: 'Category of food',
                width: '100px',
                source: ['Apples','Bananas','Carrots','Oranges','Cheese']
            },
            {
                type: 'checkbox',
                title: 'Stock',
                tooltip: 'Quantity on stock',
                width: '100px'
            },
            {
                type: 'number',
                title: 'Price',
                tooltip: 'Retail pricing',
                width: '100px'
            },
        ],
    }]
});

document.getElementById("setbtn").onclick = () => table[0].setHeader(document.getElementById('col').value)
document.getElementById("getbtn").onclick = () => alert(table[0].getHeader(document.getElementById('col').value))
</script>

<br/><select id='col'>
    <option value="0">Column 0</option>
    <option value="1">Column 1</option>
    <option value="2">Column 2</option>
    <option value="3">Column 3</option>
</select>

<input type='button' value='Set' id="setbtn"/>
<input type='button' value='Get' id="getbtn"/>

</html>
import React, { useRef } from "react";
import { Spreadsheet, Worksheet, jspreadsheet } from "@jspreadsheet/react";

const license = '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';

export default function App() {
    // Spreadsheet array of worksheets
    const spreadsheet = useRef();
    const select = useRef();
    // Data
    const data = [
        ['BR', 'Cheese', 1],
        ['CA', 'Apples', 0],
        ['US', 'Carrots', 1],
        ['GB', 'Oranges', 0],
    ]
    // Columns settings
    const columns = [
        {
            type: 'autocomplete',
            title: 'Country',
            tooltip: 'Country of origin',
            width: '200px',
            url: '/jspreadsheet/countries'
        },
        {
            type: 'dropdown',
            title: 'Food',
            tooltip: 'Category of food',
            width: '100px',
            source: [ 'Apples','Bananas','Carrots','Oranges','Cheese' ]
        },
        {
            type: 'checkbox',
            title: 'Stock',
            tooltip: 'Quantity on stock',
            width: '100px'
        },
        {
            type: 'number',
            title: 'Price',
            tooltip: 'Retail pricing',
            width: '100px'
        }
    ];

    // Render component
    return (
        <>
            <Spreadsheet ref={spreadsheet} license={license}>
                <Worksheet data={data} columns={columns} />
            </Spreadsheet>
            <select ref={select}>
            <option value="0">Column 0</option>
            <option value="1">Column 1</option>
            <option value="2">Column 2</option>
            <option value="3">Column 3</option>
            </select>
            <input type='button' value='Set'
                onClick={() => spreadsheet.current[0].setHeader(select.current.value)} />
            <input type='button' value='Get'
                onClick={() => spreadsheet.current[0].getHeader(select.current.value)} />
        </>
    );
}
<template>
    <Spreadsheet ref="spreadsheet" :license="license">
        <Worksheet :data="data" :columns="columns" />
    </Spreadsheet>
    <select ref="select">
    <option value="0">Column 0</option>
    <option value="1">Column 1</option>
    <option value="2">Column 2</option>
    <option value="3">Column 3</option>
    </select>
    <input type='button' value='Set'
        @click="this.$refs.spreadsheet.current[0].setHeader(select.current.value)" />
    <input type='button' value='Get'
        @click="this.$refs.spreadsheet.current[0].getHeader(select.current.value)" />
</template>

<script>
import { Spreadsheet, Worksheet, jspreadsheet } from "@jspreadsheet/vue";

const license = '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';

// Data
let data = [];
for (let j = 0; j < 50; j++) {
    data[j] = [];
    for (let i = 0; i < 50; i++) {
        data[j][i] = jspreadsheet.helpers.getColumnNameFromCoords(i, j);
    }
}

export default {
    components: {
        Spreadsheet,
        Worksheet,
    },
    data() {
        // Data
        const data = [
            ['BR', 'Cheese', 1],
            ['CA', 'Apples', 0],
            ['US', 'Carrots', 1],
            ['GB', 'Oranges', 0],
        ]
        // Columns settings
        const columns = [
            {
                type: 'autocomplete',
                title: 'Country',
                tooltip: 'Country of origin',
                width: '200px',
                url: '/jspreadsheet/countries'
            },
            {
                type: 'dropdown',
                title: 'Food',
                tooltip: 'Category of food',
                width: '100px',
                source: [ 'Apples','Bananas','Carrots','Oranges','Cheese' ]
            },
            {
                type: 'checkbox',
                title: 'Stock',
                tooltip: 'Quantity on stock',
                width: '100px'
            },
            {
                type: 'number',
                title: 'Price',
                tooltip: 'Retail pricing',
                width: '100px'
            }
        ];

        return {
            data,
            options,
            license,
        };
    }
}
</script>
import { Component, ViewChild, ElementRef } from "@angular/core";
import jspreadsheet from "jspreadsheet";

import "jspreadsheet/dist/jspreadsheet.css"
import "jsuites/dist/jsuites.css"

// Set your JSS license key (The following key only works for one day)
jspreadsheet.setLicense('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');

// Data
let data = [];
for (let j = 0; j < 50; j++) {
    data[j] = [];
    for (let i = 0; i < 50; i++) {
        data[j][i] = jspreadsheet.helpers.getColumnNameFromCoords(i, j);
    }
}

@Component({
    selector: "app-root",
    template: `<div #spreadsheet></div>
        <select #col>
        <option value="0">Column 0</option>
        <option value="1">Column 1</option>
        <option value="2">Column 2</option>
        <option value="3">Column 3</option>
        </select>
        <input type='button' value='Set' (click)="this.worksheets[0].setHeader(this.col.nativeElement.value)" />
        <input type='button' value='Get' (click)="this.worksheets[0].getHeader(this.col.nativeElement.value)" />`
})
export class AppComponent {
    @ViewChild("spreadsheet") spreadsheet: ElementRef;
    @ViewChild("col") col: ElementRef;
    // Worksheets
    worksheets: jspreadsheet.worksheetInstance[];
    // Create a new data grid
    ngAfterViewInit() {
        // Create spreadsheet
        this.worksheets = jspreadsheet(this.spreadsheet.nativeElement, {
            worksheets: [{
                data: [
                    ['BR', 'Cheese', 1],
                    ['CA', 'Apples', 0],
                    ['US', 'Carrots', 1],
                    ['GB', 'Oranges', 0],
                ],
                columns: [
                    {
                        type: 'autocomplete',
                        title: 'Country',
                        tooltip: 'Country of origin',
                        width: '200px',
                        url: '/jspreadsheet/countries'
                    },
                    {
                        type: 'dropdown',
                        title: 'Food',
                        tooltip: 'Category of food',
                        width: '100px',
                        source: ['Apples','Bananas','Carrots','Oranges','Cheese']
                    },
                    {
                        type: 'checkbox',
                        title: 'Stock',
                        tooltip: 'Quantity on stock',
                        width: '100px'
                    },
                    {
                        type: 'number',
                        title: 'Price',
                        tooltip: 'Retail pricing',
                        width: '100px'
                    },
                ],
            }]
        });
    }
}