Custom formulas

Create custom spreadsheet-like formulas in JavaScript and explore the power of this feature. The return of the method can be a string or a DOM element.

Special properties

When the spreadsheet invokes any method, the properties coordinates and the worksheet instance are available, and can be used for conditional operations, as below:



This feature is only available on the formula premium
<html>
<script src="https://jspreadsheet.com/v8/jspreadsheet.js"></script>
<script src="https://jsuites.net/v4/jsuites.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jspreadsheet.com/v8/jspreadsheet.css" type="text/css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jsuites.net/v4/jsuites.css" type="text/css" />

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

<script>
// Create a custom javascript method (capital case)
var SUMCOL = function() {
    var total = 0;
    // Sum all values in the column up to where the formula was called.
    for (var j = 0; j < this.y; j++) {
        total += parseInt(this.instance.options.data[j][this.x]);
    }
    return total;
}

// Send custom formula to the correct scope
formula.setFormula({ SUMCOL })

// Create spreadsheet
jspreadsheet(document.getElementById('spreadsheet'), {
    worksheets: [{
        data: [
            [ 'Apple', 931 ],
            [ 'Google', 431 ],
            [ 'Amazon', 534 ],
            [ 'Total', '=SUMCOL()' ],
        ]
    }],
    license: 'MWEzMTE4MGFkNWY5YzQzNjE4NjZiNmE1NThhM2M0Yjc1NmUyNGM2N2YzZjU2NDQ5ZjM1MGFiYWNmOTFkNTkwODFiYmYwNDE1YjhhM2ViNGUyMzM2YjYzY2Q4NTcyMWE4MGQ4YjVjNjI2NWY4NWYyMTBjMWU5M2ZmNTU4OGI1MDQsZXlKdVlXMWxJam9pY0dGMWJDNW9iMlJsYkNJc0ltUmhkR1VpT2pFMk5UZzVOakk0TURBc0ltUnZiV0ZwYmlJNld5SnFjM0J5WldGa2MyaGxaWFF1WTI5dElpd2lZM05pTG1Gd2NDSXNJbXB6YUdWc2JDNXVaWFFpTENKc2IyTmhiR2h2YzNRaVhTd2ljR3hoYmlJNklqSWlMQ0p6WTI5d1pTSTZXeUoyTnlJc0luWTRJaXdpY0dGeWMyVnlJaXdpYzJobFpYUnpJaXdpWm05eWJYTWlMQ0p5Wlc1a1pYSWlMQ0ptYjNKdGRXeGhJbDE5',
});
</script>
</html>


DOM Elements

The cells accepts a DOM Element returned from a formula, as below:




Source code

<html>
<script src="https://jspreadsheet.com/v8/jspreadsheet.js"></script>
<script src="https://jsuites.net/v4/jsuites.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jspreadsheet.com/v8/jspreadsheet.css" type="text/css" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://jsuites.net/v4/jsuites.css" type="text/css" />

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

<script>
// Create a custom javascript method (capital case)
var COLORIZE = function(v) {
    var d = document.createElement('span');
    d.style.color = v;
    d.innerText = v.toUpperCase();
    return d;
}

// Send custom formula to the correct scope
formula.setFormula({ COLORIZE })

// Create spreadsheet
jspreadsheet(document.getElementById('spreadsheet'), {
    worksheets: [{
        data: [
            [ 'red', '=COLORIZE(A1)' ],
            [ 'green', '=COLORIZE(A2)' ],
            [ 'blue', '=COLORIZE(A3)' ],
        ],
        columns: [
            { type: 'text', width:'300' },
            { type: 'text', width:'200' },
        ]
    }],
    license: 'MWEzMTE4MGFkNWY5YzQzNjE4NjZiNmE1NThhM2M0Yjc1NmUyNGM2N2YzZjU2NDQ5ZjM1MGFiYWNmOTFkNTkwODFiYmYwNDE1YjhhM2ViNGUyMzM2YjYzY2Q4NTcyMWE4MGQ4YjVjNjI2NWY4NWYyMTBjMWU5M2ZmNTU4OGI1MDQsZXlKdVlXMWxJam9pY0dGMWJDNW9iMlJsYkNJc0ltUmhkR1VpT2pFMk5UZzVOakk0TURBc0ltUnZiV0ZwYmlJNld5SnFjM0J5WldGa2MyaGxaWFF1WTI5dElpd2lZM05pTG1Gd2NDSXNJbXB6YUdWc2JDNXVaWFFpTENKc2IyTmhiR2h2YzNRaVhTd2ljR3hoYmlJNklqSWlMQ0p6WTI5d1pTSTZXeUoyTnlJc0luWTRJaXdpY0dGeWMyVnlJaXdpYzJobFpYUnpJaXdpWm05eWJYTWlMQ0p5Wlc1a1pYSWlMQ0ptYjNKdGRXeGhJbDE5',
});
</script>
</html>