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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   contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
   this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
   The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
   (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
   the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at


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   distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
   See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
   limitations under the License.
==================================================================== */

package org.apache.poi.ss.formula.function;

 * Holds information about Excel built-in functions.
public final class FunctionMetadata {
     * maxParams=30 in functionMetadata.txt means the maximum number arguments supported
     * by the given version of Excel. Validation routines should take the actual limit (Excel 97 or 2007)
     * from the SpreadsheetVersion enum.
     * Perhaps a value like 'M' should be used instead of '30' in functionMetadata.txt
     * to make that file more version neutral.
     * @see org.apache.poi.ss.formula.FormulaParser#validateNumArgs(int, FunctionMetadata)
    private static final short FUNCTION_MAX_PARAMS = 30;

    private final int _index;
    private final String _name;
    private final int _minParams;
    private final int _maxParams;
    private final byte _returnClassCode;
    private final byte[] _parameterClassCodes;

    /* package */ FunctionMetadata(int index, String name, int minParams, int maxParams,
            byte returnClassCode, byte[] parameterClassCodes) {
        _index = index;
        _name = name;
        _minParams = minParams;
        _maxParams = maxParams;
        _returnClassCode = returnClassCode;
        _parameterClassCodes = (parameterClassCodes == null) ? null : parameterClassCodes.clone();

    public int getIndex() {
        return _index;

    public String getName() {
        return _name;

    public int getMinParams() {
        return _minParams;

    public int getMaxParams() {
        return _maxParams;

    public boolean hasFixedArgsLength() {
        return _minParams == _maxParams;

    public byte getReturnClassCode() {
        return _returnClassCode;

    public byte[] getParameterClassCodes() {
        return _parameterClassCodes.clone();

     * Some varags functions (like VLOOKUP) have a specific limit to the number of arguments that
     * can be passed.  Other functions (like SUM) don't have such a limit.  For those functions,
     * the spreadsheet version determines the maximum number of arguments that can be passed.
     * @return <code>true</code> if this function can the maximum number of arguments allowable by
     * the {@link org.apache.poi.ss.SpreadsheetVersion}
    public boolean hasUnlimitedVarags() {
        return FUNCTION_MAX_PARAMS == _maxParams;

    public String toString() {
        return getClass().getName() + " [" + _index + " " + _name + "]";


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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