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From Maheshwar Jayaraman <maheshwar_...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Ability to set solid color on DataBarFormatting
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:17:21 GMT
Thanks for the instructions. I realize I need to make changes to the underlying CT_DataBar
class as well as that defines the actual attribute for gradient. That is a separate library.
Is there a standard process for stacking such dependent changes across 2 libraries?

On 1/27/16, 10:39 AM, "Nick Burch" <apache@gagravarr.org> wrote:

>On Tue, 26 Jan 2016, Maheshwar Jayaraman wrote:
>> The default is gradient fill for a data bar. I wanted it to be a solid 
>> (I think it translates to a gradient=0 attribute). I spent enough time 
>> trying to set this via reflection that I think I can take a stab at 
>> adding a patch for this. I will read docs to see how to contribute and 
>> take it forward from there.
>First thing would be to produce new versions of 
>NewStyleConditionalFormattings.xls / NewStyleConditionalFormattings.xlsx
>which add in examples of the formatting you want into additional columns
>Next, work out how to read that difference (unzip the XLSX file & read the 
>xml / use BiffViewer)
>Next, work out a sensible way to expose that difference in the conditional 
>formatting usermodel classes
>Now, add that to the usermodel, and matching lower level code as needed
>Then update the unit tests to check on read and write
>Finally, update the example to also generate these
>And then you're done :)
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