Exporting

To download the created file, use ->export($ext) or ->download($ext).

Export to Excel5 (xls)

Excel::create('Filename', function($excel) {

})->export('xls');

// or
->download('xls');

Export to Excel2007 (xlsx)

->export('xlsx');

// or
->download('xlsx');

Export to CSV

->export('csv');

// or
->download('csv');

You can set the default enclosure and delimiter inside the config

Export to PDF

To export files to pdf, you will have to include "dompdf/dompdf": "~0.6.1", "mpdf/mpdf": "~6.1" or "tecnick.com/tcpdf": "~6.0.0" in your composer.json and change the export.pdf.driver config setting accordingly.

->export('pdf');