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getFormat()

Description

Returns the number format applied to the value of a cell

Usage

getFormat(cell: string): string | array;

Parameters

cell - (required) the id(s) of the cell(s) or a range of cells

Returns

The method returns a format(s) applied to the value of the cell(s)

Example

const spreadsheet = new dhx.Spreadsheet("spreadsheet", {
// config parameters
});
// returns "currency"
const format = spreadsheet.getFormat("A1");
info

Starting with v4.1, the reference to a cell can be specified in the following format:

// returns "number"
const cellFormat = spreadsheet.getFormat("sheet1!A2");

where sheet1 is the name of the tab.

In case the name of the tab isn't specified, the method will return the format applied to the value of a cell from the tab that is currently active.

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