Gets or sets a value indicating whether the contents of the cell will not be displayed in the formula bar.
Default value is .
When the cell is hidden and the workbook is Protected or the sheet on which the cell resides is Protected, then the cell value will be displayed in the cell grid location, but the contents of the cell will not be displayed in the formula bar. This is true for all types of cell content, including formula, text, or numbers.
Conceptually, cell formatting is divided into following groups:
Additional CellStyle properties not associated with any formatting group are:
Cell formatting group (Number, Alignment, Font, Border, Fill or Protection) (and its associated properties) is resolved from referenced workbook (master) style, unless cell formatting group or its associated property is modified.
Cell formatting is available for one or more cells through Style property which is available on ExcelCell and CellRange types. Cell formatting specified on ExcelColumn and ExcelRow types through Style property is simply propagated to cell formatting of its Cells.
For performance reasons, cell formatting on CellRange is resolved based just on its top-left cell formatting, except borders which are resolved based on corner cells depending on border side.
Setting cell formatting property on CellRange is propagated to each cell in a range.
If modifying multiple formatting properties of a CellRange, without preserving unmodified formatting properties, preferable way is to create new instance of CellStyle, make modifications on it, and assign it to Style property of that range.
GemBox.Spreadsheet internally takes care not to allocate unnecessary cells when formatting a range of cells (for example, when formatting all worksheet cells) and to cache formatting information of equally formatted cells, at the appropriate time, to reduce memory footprint.
Following code demonstrates protection formatting:
// 'Protection' formatting group cells["B27"].Value = "Locked = "; cells["C27"].Value = "false"; cells["C27"].Style.Locked = false; cells["B28"].Value = "FormulaHidden = "; cells["C28"].Value = "true"; cells["C28"].Style.FormulaHidden = true;
' 'Protection' formatting group cells("B27").Value = "Locked = " cells("C27").Value = "false" cells("C27").Style.Locked = False cells("B28").Value = "FormulaHidden = " cells("C28").Value = "true" cells("C28").Style.FormulaHidden = True