A Preview Of ZK Spreadsheet 1.0

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A Preview Of ZK Spreadsheet 1.0

kindalu, Engineer, Potix Corporation
Apr 1, 2009
ZK 3.6.0 & ZK Spreadsheet 1.0


ZK Spreadsheet enables Ajax applications to deliver the rich functionality of ExcelR to browsers in pure Java. With embeddable Excel functionality in pure Java, developers can create collaborative and dynamic enterprise applications like never before.

ZK Spreadsheet 1.0 supports Microsoft Excel, developers can import existing Excel files to ZK Spreadsheet with ease. Moreover, most Excel functions are supported, user can the same experience with Excel, including 225+ Excel formula functions, fabulous styling, selection, highlighting, merging-cell, freezing row and column, undo/redo support.

It is compatible with IE6, IE7, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and no plug-in or ActiveX is required for users. Most important of all, it supports Mobile Safari, Opera Mobile, user can access the Spreadsheet application with ease.

You could easily combine the business logic already existed and this ZK Spreadsheet App Online Interface. Here, we use video to show following functions:

  1. Import file(only support excel 97~2003 format)
  2. Use Fast Icon Toolbar to change the style of cells
  3. Support Powerful cut/copy/paste over cells
  4. The format menu for change cell format(ex: date format)
  5. Edit formula
  6. The new function of Undo/Redo Support
  7. The basic Version Control functions
  8. Insert Charts

There are still lots of other functions implemented in this App.

(PS: the application is still in alpha version... )

Live Demo


Download the zss 1.0.0 preview for the article here.


In this small talk, we have demonstrated you the power of ZK Spreadsheet App, and it enhances the designing layout level for ZK. If you came up with any problem, please feel free to ask us on ZK forum.

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