Introduced in Version 9.1, widgets are components written by programmers that can be embedded in workbooks. They are developed in .Net and rendered using HTML/Javascript.

They allow custom visuals to be placed in a workbook which can be linked to the values in the workbook by

  • reading values from cells to drive the widget content
  • sending vales to cells, e.g. in response to a click in the widget.

They are only rendered on the web once published, in Excel a placeholder is shown.

For more information on the Widgets API please contact XLCubed Support.