This section shows how to display and print a spreadsheet. Everything is done in Java and does not require any external application.
Developpers having used OpenOffice/LibreOffice and UNO to do this job will be happy to find here a faster and easier approach to display and print document.
There a 2 ways to print a spreadsheet. You can allow the user to print directly from the built-in viewer or manage the entire process programmaticaly.
A print button appears in the toolbar:
The DefaultDocumentPrinter is very basic on only try to fit the document on the printed page.
You can easily change this behaviour by implementing the DocumentPrinter interface.
The DefaultDocumentPrinter will open a print dialog. If you preffer to print without user interaction, just look a the ODTPrinter class and remove the call to printJob.printDialog().
If you are familiar with the Java printing API, you will be able to create quickly your own DocumentPrinter.