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    Built-In Shapes
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    SpreadJS offers support for adding one-hundred-and-eighty-two types of built-in shapes to the worksheets. Users can also move, resize, rotate or delete the inserted shapes in a worksheet.

    You can choose from a wide variety of built-in shapes and embed the drawing object of any type (including lines, rectangles, block arrows, equation shapes, flowcharts, stars, banners and callouts etc.) in the worksheets either by using the Insert tab in the SpreadJS Designer or through code.

    While inserting shapes using the SpreadJS Designer, you will see the Shape Menu as shown in the screenshot shared below. Using this menu, you can insert any type of drawing object as per your requirements. After adding the built-in shape, you can also customize it by formatting its text, color and style.     

    Adding a built-in shape in the worksheet

    Shared below is a screenshot that depicts a built-in shape - "Donut" added to the worksheet.

    Built-in shape in the worksheet

    Using Code

    This example shows how to add a built-in shape in the worksheet using code.

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    // Adding built-in shape "Donut" in the worksheet
    window.onload = function ()
    var spread = new GC.Spread.Sheets.Workbook(document.getElementById("ss"));
    var sheet = spread.getActiveSheet();
    // Add built-in shape "donut"
    var donutShape = sheet.shapes.add('autoShape',GC.Spread.Sheets.Shapes.AutoShapeType.donut,100,50,150,150);          
    // Adding text to built-in shape "donut"
    donutShape.text("Donut Shape");
    // Adding style to built-in shape "donut"
    var shapeStyle = donutShape.style();
    shapeStyle.textEffect.color = "Red";
    shapeStyle.textEffect.font = "18px Arial";
    shapeStyle.textFrame.hAlign = GC.Spread.Sheets.HorizontalAlign.center;
    shapeStyle.textFrame.vAlign = GC.Spread.Sheets.VerticalAlign.center;

    Note: SpreadJS doesn't support the following scenarios while integrating built-in shapes:

    • Shape text will only support : Horizontal direction, Horizontal and vertical text alignment, solid color fill, font (name and size) and margins etc.
    • The HitTest feature in shape of type : callout with out of shape bounds part is not fully supported. Hence, users can't select shape by clicking the out of shape bound part.