Work with Excel Formulas in Java Applications with Apache POI Library
Microsoft Excel’s powerful formula capabilities are essential for performing complex calculations, data analysis, and creating dynamic reports. But what if you could automate these formulaic operations using a Java library? That’s where Apache POI comes into play. In this blog post, we’ll show how to use the Apache POI library to calculate Excel Formulas from within your Java application and save the workbook as XLSX file.
Understanding Formulas and Calculations Formulas are at the heart of Excel’s functionality.
Create Excel Workbook in Java using Apache POI
In our previous article, we went through the details of Apache POI, an open-source Java API for working with Microsoft file formats. In this article, we’ll go through the Apache POI component for working with Excel Workbooks. We will also show how to use Apache POI to create an Excel file and add sheets to it using this Java library.
Apache POI Java APIs for Accessing Excel File Formats Apache POI Java API provides separate components for working with two different Excel file formats.