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Flutter Excel Library Overview

Flutter Excel Library (Essential XlsIO for Flutter) is a feature-rich, high-performancefile-format library that lets you add robust Excel functionalities to Flutter applications. It allows you to create Excel documents programmatically with text, numbers, date-time values, styles, number formats, formulas, images, charts, hyperlinks, imported data, conditional formatting, and workbook and worksheet protection.

General information

Powerful and comprehensive APIs

All the elements in typical Excel documents like text, numbers, date-time values, cell formatting, images, formulas, charts, hyperlinks, conditional formatting, and protection are accessible through a comprehensive set of APIs.

Create Excel files from scratch

Essential XlsIO allows you to create Excel documents from scratch and save them to a stream with just a few lines of code.

Flutter Excel library features

Multi-worksheet Excel document.

Worksheet manipulation

Create Excel worksheets with text, numbers, date-time values, cell formatting, basic formulas, images, charts, hyperlinks, protection, autofit rows and columns, and more.

Cell formatting.

Cell formatting

Apply various kinds of cell formatting like cell styles, number formats, built-in styles, merged cells, and text alignment.



Add formulas and nested formulas to worksheet cells to calculate values. Use function formulas such as mathematical, logical, text, time, statistical, trigonometric, and lookup.



Insert images with formats such as PNG and JPEG into Excel worksheets. Hyperlinks can be added to the images, too.



Add embedded charts to Excel worksheets to visualize data in a graphical structure. Use chart types such as pie, column, line, stacked, and area.



Protect the structure of an Excel workbook and the cells of the worksheets from editing.

Row and column manipulations.

Row and column manipulations

Perform various cell-level operations like resizing, adding, or deleting rows and columns.

Conditional formatting.

Conditional formatting

Apply various kinds of conditional formatting based on cell values, formulas, top and bottom values, unique/duplicate values, and above/below average along with advanced conditional formatting features.

Import data.

Import data

Easily import data from a List<Object> to an Excel worksheet.

Feature Matrix

Document and Workbook Features Flutter Mobile Flutter Web
Create Excel documents from scratch. Yes Yes
Save an Excel document to a stream. Yes Yes
Change worksheet names. Yes Yes
Excel content
Add text, number, and date-time values to single or multiple cells in Excel worksheets. Yes Yes
Apply cell formatting including colors, text alignment, number formats, font styles, built-in styles, borders, etc. Yes Yes
Insert JPEG and PNG images. Yes Yes
Add formulas to worksheet cells that can evaluate values. Yes Yes
Add embedded charts to Excel worksheets to visualize data. Yes Yes
Insert hyperlinks to cells and images that can navigate to a webpage, remote file, or even to a different region in the same Excel document. Yes Yes
Import data from List< Object > to worksheets. Yes Yes
Create and manipulate conditional formatting (icon sets, data bars, color scales, specific data values, top-bottom rules, above-below average styles, and unique/duplicate value formatting). Yes Yes
Row and Column Manipulation
Merge and unmerge cells. Yes Yes
Resize rows and columns of a worksheet. Yes Yes
Insert and delete rows and columns. Yes Yes
Protect workbooks. Yes Yes
Protect worksheets. Yes Yes
Lock and unlock cells with protection. Yes Yes


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