To add an image to a cell in PHPExcel (now known as PhpSpreadsheet), you need to use the Drawing class provided by the library. Here's a step-by-step guide to add an image to a cell:

  1. Install PhpSpreadsheet (if not already installed): If you haven't installed PhpSpreadsheet yet, you can install it using Composer by running the following command:

    bash
    composer require phpoffice/phpspreadsheet
  2. Include the required classes: In your PHP script, include the necessary PhpSpreadsheet classes:

    php
    require 'vendor/autoload.php'; use PhpOffice\PhpSpreadsheet\Spreadsheet; use PhpOffice\PhpSpreadsheet\Writer\Xlsx; use PhpOffice\PhpSpreadsheet\Worksheet\Drawing;
  3. Create a new Spreadsheet: Create a new instance of the Spreadsheet class:

    php
    $spreadsheet = new Spreadsheet();
  4. Add the image to the Spreadsheet: Load your image using the Drawing class and then add it to the desired cell:

    php
    // Load the image file $imagePath = 'path/to/your/image.jpg'; $drawing = new Drawing(); $drawing->setPath($imagePath); // Set the image dimensions (optional) $drawing->setWidth(100); $drawing->setHeight(100); // Add the image to cell A1 $drawing->setCoordinates('A1'); $drawing->setOffsetX(5); $drawing->setOffsetY(5); $drawing->setWorksheet($spreadsheet->getActiveSheet());

    Replace 'path/to/your/image.jpg' with the actual path to your image file. The setWidth and setHeight methods allow you to set custom dimensions for the image. The setCoordinates method sets the cell where the top-left corner of the image will be located, and setOffsetX and setOffsetY can be used to adjust the image position within the cell.

  5. Save the Spreadsheet: Save the modified Spreadsheet to a file:

    php
    $writer = new Xlsx($spreadsheet); $filePath = 'path/to/your/output_file.xlsx'; $writer->save($filePath);

    Replace 'path/to/your/output_file.xlsx' with the desired output file path.

Now, when you open the generated Excel file, you'll find the image embedded in cell A1. The image will be anchored to that cell, and you can adjust its size and position within the cell as needed.

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