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Meta information

Jspreadsheet meta information is a feature to help keep hidden information about cells not visible for the users.

It is possible to interact with any meta information during the initialization or programmatically using getMeta or setMeta methods.

<html>
<script src="https://jspreadsheet.com/v7/jspreadsheet.js"></script>
<script src="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jspreadsheet.com/v7/jspreadsheet.css" type="text/css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jsuites.net/v5/jsuites.css" type="text/css" />

<div id="spreadsheet"></div>
<textarea id="console"></textarea><br/>

<script>
let data = [
    ['US', 'Apples', 'Yes', '2019-02-12'],
    ['CA;US;UK', 'Carrots', 'Yes', '2019-03-01'],
    ['CA;BR', 'Oranges', 'No', '2018-11-10'],
    ['BR', 'Coconuts', 'Yes', '2019-01-12'],
];

let table = jspreadsheet(document.getElementById('spreadsheet'), {
    data:data,
    columns: [
        { type: 'dropdown', title: 'Product Origin', width: '300px', url: '/jspreadsheet/countries', autocomplete: true, multiple: true },
        { type: 'text', title: 'Description', width: '200px' },
        { type: 'dropdown', title: 'Stock', width: '100px', source: ['No','Yes'] },
        { type: 'calendar', title: 'Best before', width: '100px' },
    ],
    meta:{
        A1: { myMeta: 'this is just a test', otherMetaInformation: 'other test' },
        A2: { info: 'test' }
    },
    license: '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',
    allowComments: true,
});

document.getElementById("setmetamulti").onclick = () => table.setMeta({ C1: { id:'1', y:'2019' }, C2: { id:'2' } });
document.getElementById("setmetab2").onclick = () => table.setMeta('B2', 'myMetaData', prompt('myMetaData:'));
document.getElementById("resetmeta").onclick = () => table.resetMeta(['A1','B2','C2'])
document.getElementById("getmetaa1").onclick = () => document.getElementById('console').value = JSON.stringify(table.getMeta('A1'));
document.getElementById("getallmeta").onclick = () => document.getElementById('console').value  = JSON.stringify(table.getMeta());
</script>

<input type="button" id="setmetamulti" value="Set meta data for multiple columns"/>
<input type="button" id="setmetab2" value="Set a meta information for B2"/>
<input type="button" id="resetmeta" value="Reset the meta information for A1, B2, C2"/>
<input type="button" id="getmetaa1" value="Get the meta information for A1"/>
<input type="button" id="getallmeta" value="Get all meta information"/>

</html>