What Is poi-5.2.3.jar?

What Is poi-5.2.3.jar?

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poi-5.2.3.jar is one of the JAR files for Apache POI 5.2.3, which provides an API for Microsoft document files of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

poi-5.2.3.jar supports Apache POI components that read and write Microsoft's OLE 2 Compound document format, which is used in early versions of Microsoft Office tools like Word 97, Excel 97, PowerPoint 97, etc.

poi-5.2.3.jar is distributed as part of the poi-bin-5.2.3-20220909.zip download file.

JAR File Size and Download Location:

JAR name: poi-5.2.3.jar
Target JDK version: 9

File name: poi.jar, poi-5.2.3.jar
File size: 2964641 bytes
Release date: 09-09-2022
Download: Apache POI Website

Here are Java Source Code files for poi-5.2.3.jar:


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package org.apache.poi.hssf.usermodel;

import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Vector;

import org.apache.poi.hssf.model.InternalWorkbook;
import org.apache.poi.hssf.record.FormatRecord;
import org.apache.poi.ss.usermodel.BuiltinFormats;
import org.apache.poi.ss.usermodel.DataFormat;

 * Identifies both built-in and user defined formats within a workbook.<p>
 * See {@link BuiltinFormats} for a list of supported built-in formats.<p>
 * <b>International Formats</b><br>
 * Since version 2003 Excel has supported international formats.  These are denoted
 * with a prefix "[$-xxx]" (where xxx is a 1-7 digit hexadecimal number).
 * @see <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/review-guidelines-for-customizing-a-number-format-c0a1d1fa-d3f4-4018-96b7-9c9354dd99f5">Review guidelines for customizing a number format</a>
public final class HSSFDataFormat implements DataFormat {
    private static final String[] _builtinFormats = BuiltinFormats.getAll();

    private final Vector<String> _formats = new Vector<>();
    private final InternalWorkbook _workbook;
    private boolean _movedBuiltins;  // Flag to see if need to
    // check the built in list
    // or if the regular list
    // has all entries.

     * Constructs a new data formatter.  It takes a workbook to have
     * access to the workbooks format records.
     * @param workbook the workbook the formats are tied to.
    HSSFDataFormat(InternalWorkbook workbook) {
        _workbook = workbook;

        for (FormatRecord r : workbook.getFormats()) {
            _formats.set(r.getIndexCode(), r.getFormatString());

    public static List<String> getBuiltinFormats() {
        return Arrays.asList(_builtinFormats);

     * get the format index that matches the given format string<p>
     * Automatically converts "text" to excel's format string to represent text.
     * @param format string matching a built in format
     * @return index of format or -1 if undefined.
    public static short getBuiltinFormat(String format) {
        return (short) BuiltinFormats.getBuiltinFormat(format);

     * Get the format index that matches the given format
     *  string, creating a new format entry if required.
     * Aliases text to the proper format as required.
     * @param pFormat string matching a built in format
     * @return index of format.
    public short getFormat(String pFormat) {
       // Normalise the format string
        String format;
        if (pFormat.equalsIgnoreCase("TEXT")) {
            format = "@";
        } else {
            format = pFormat;

        // Merge in the built in formats if we haven't already
        if (!_movedBuiltins) {
            for (int i=0; i<_builtinFormats.length; i++) {
                if (_formats.get(i) == null) {
                   _formats.set(i, _builtinFormats[i]);
                } else {
                   // The workbook overrides this default format
            _movedBuiltins = true;

        // See if we can find it
        for(int i=0; i<_formats.size(); i++) {
           if(format.equals(_formats.get(i))) {
              return (short)i;

        // We can't find it, so add it as a new one
        short index = _workbook.getFormat(format, true);
        _formats.set(index, format);
        return index;

     * get the format string that matches the given format index
     * @param index of a format
     * @return string represented at index of format or null if there is not a  format at that index
    public String getFormat(short index) {
        if (_movedBuiltins) {
            return _formats.get(index);

        if(index == -1) {
            // YK: formatIndex can be -1, for example, for cell in column Y in test-data/spreadsheet/45322.xls
            // return null for those
            return null;

        String fmt = _formats.size() > index ? _formats.get(index) : null;
        if (_builtinFormats.length > index && _builtinFormats[index] != null) {
           // It's in the built in range
           if (fmt != null) {
              // It's been overriden, use that value
              return fmt;
           } else {
              // Standard built in format
             return _builtinFormats[index];
        return fmt;

     * get the format string that matches the given format index
     * @param index of a built in format
     * @return string represented at index of format or null if there is not a builtin format at that index
    public static String getBuiltinFormat(short index) {
        return BuiltinFormats.getBuiltinFormat(index);

     * get the number of built-in and reserved builtinFormats
     * @return number of built-in and reserved builtinFormats
    public static int getNumberOfBuiltinBuiltinFormats() {
        return _builtinFormats.length;

     * Ensures that the formats list can hold entries
     *  up to and including the entry with this index
    private void ensureFormatsSize(int index) {
       if(_formats.size() <= index) {


Or download all of them as a single archive file:

File name: poi-5.2.3-src.zip
File size: 2479830 bytes
Release date: 2022-09-09


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