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Simple PHP XLSX Generator: Export data in Excel XLSX format

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simplexlsxgen 0.9.12MIT/X Consortium ...5XML, Files and Folders
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This package can export data in Excel XLSX format.

It can take an array of data with the definition of the values that will fill a spreadsheet and exports that spreadsheet definition to MicroSoft Excel XLS format.

The generated spreadsheet can be saved to a file with a given file name or be served for download via the current Web browser.

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SimpleXLSXGen class 0.9.22 (Official)

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Export data to Excel XLSX file. PHP XLSX generator. No external tools and libraries.<br/> (!) XLSX reader here.

Sergey Shuchkin <> 2020<br/>

Hey, bro, please ? the package for my motivation :)

Basic Usage

$books = [
    ['ISBN', 'title', 'author', 'publisher', 'ctry' ],
    [618260307, 'The Hobbit', 'J. R. R. Tolkien', 'Houghton Mifflin', 'USA'],
    [908606664, 'Slinky Malinki', 'Lynley Dodd', 'Mallinson Rendel', 'NZ']
$xlsx = SimpleXLSXGen::fromArray( $books );
$xlsx->saveAs('books.xlsx'); // or downloadAs('books.xlsx')

XLSX screenshot


The recommended way to install this library is through Composer. New to Composer?

This will install the latest supported version:

$ composer require shuchkin/simplexlsxgen

or download class here


Data types

$data = [
    ['Integer', 123],
    ['Float', 12.35],
    ['Procent', '12%'],
    ['Datetime', '2020-05-20 02:38:00'],
    ['String', 'Long UTF-8 String in autoresized column'],
    ['Disable Type Detection', "\0".'2020-10-04 16:02:00']
SimpleXLSXGen::fromArray( $data )->saveAs('datatypes.xlsx');

XLSX screenshot

Fluid examples

SimpleXLSXGen::fromArray( $books )->downloadAs('table.xlsx'); // output to browser for download
SimpleXLSXGen::fromArray( $books )->addSheet( $books2 )->download(); // multiple sheets
(new SimpleXLSXGen)->addSheet( $books, 'Modern style')->save();

Old school, multiple sheets

$xlsx = new SimpleXLSXGen();
$xlsx->addSheet( $books, 'Catalog 2021' );
$xlsx->addSheet( $books2, 'Stephen King catalog');


ini_set('error_reporting', E_ALL );
ini_set('display_errors', 1 );

$data = [
    ['Debug', 123]
SimpleXLSXGen::fromArray( $data )->saveAs('debug.xlsx');


v0.9.22 (2020-11-04) Added multiple sheets support, thx Savino59, class ready for extend now<br/> v0.9.21 (2020-10-17) Updated images<br/> v0.9.20 (2020-10-04) Disable type detection if string started with chr(0)<br/> v0.9.19 (2020-08-23) Numbers like SKU right aligned now<br/> v0.9.18 (2020-08-22) Fixed fast shared strings index<br/> v0.9.17 (2020-08-21) Fixed real numbers in 123.45 format detection, fast shared strings index (thx fredriksundin)<br/> v0.9.16 (2020-07-29) Fixed time detection in HH:MM:SS format<br/> v0.9.15 (2020-07-14) escape of shared strings for special chars in cells #1 <br/> v0.9.14 (2020-05-31) fixed num2name A-Z,AA-AZ column names, thx Ertan Yusufoglu<br/> v0.9.13 (2020-05-21) if string more 160 chars, save as inlineStr<br/> v0.9.12 (2020-05-21) readme fixed<br/> v0.9.11 (2020-05-21) removed XML unimportant attributes<br/> v0.9.10 (2020-05-20) initial release

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