cellHow to get the cell value from an Excel XLSX spreadsheet or worksheet in Java

Today we will be looking at extracting cell data from Excel spreadsheets. All we need is the cell identifier and a few minutes of your time.

First, we should add the following two snippets to Maven POM. This will be used by Jitpack to install our API library.





With our library established, we can move on to invoking our function, editDocumentXlsxGetCellByIdentifier. We should also enter the coordinates of our desired cell.

// Import classes://import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.ApiClient;//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.ApiException;//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.Configuration;//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.auth.*;//import com.cloudmersive.client.EditDocumentApi;ApiClient defaultClient = Configuration.getDefaultApiClient();// Configure API key authorization: ApikeyApiKeyAuth Apikey = (ApiKeyAuth) defaultClient.getAuthentication("Apikey");Apikey.setApiKey("YOUR API KEY");// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)//Apikey.setApiKeyPrefix("Token");EditDocumentApi apiInstance = new EditDocumentApi();GetXlsxCellByIdentifierRequest input = new GetXlsxCellByIdentifierRequest(); // GetXlsxCellByIdentifierRequest | Document input requesttry {GetXlsxCellByIdentifierResponse result = apiInstance.editDocumentXlsxGetCellByIdentifier(input);System.out.println(result);} catch (ApiException e) {System.err.println("Exception when calling EditDocumentApi#editDocumentXlsxGetCellByIdentifier");e.printStackTrace();}

That’s about it. If you need similar functions, you should really check out our other tutorials for all your document editing needs.

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