Convert XLS to PDF in C++
High performance XLS to PDF conversion using C++ library without the need of Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice or Adobe Acrobat installation.
Convert XLS to PDF Using C++
How do I convert XLS to PDF? With Aspose.Cells for C++ library, you can easily convert XLS to PDF programmatically with a few lines of code. Aspose.Cells for C++ is capable of building cross-platform applications with the ability to generate, modify, convert, render and print all Excel files. C++ Excel API not only convert between spreadsheet formats, it can also render Excel files as images, PDF, HTML, ODS, CSV, SVG, JSON, WORD, PPT and more, thus making it a perfect choice to exchange documents in industry-standard formats. You can download its latest version directly, just open NuGet package manager, search for Aspose.Cells.Cpp and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.
PM> Install-Package Aspose.Cells.Cpp
Save XLS to PDF in C++
The following example demonstrates how to convert XLS to PDF in C++.
Follow the easy steps to convert XLS to PDF. Upload your XLS file, then simply save it as PDF file. For both XLS reading and PDF writing you can use fully qualified filenames. The output PDF content and formatting will be identical to the original XLS document.
How to Convert XLS to PDF via C++
Need to convert XLS files to PDF programmatically? C++ developers can easily convert XLS to PDF in just a few lines of code.
- Install ‘Aspose.Cells for C++’.
- Add a library reference (import the library) to your C++ project.
- Load XLS file using Workbook.
- Convert XLS to PDF by calling Save() method.
- Get the conversion result of XLS to PDF.
C++ library to convert XLS to PDF
There are three options to install “Aspose.Cells for C++” onto your system. Please choose one that resembles your needs and follow the step-by-step instructions:
Before running the C++ conversion sample code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.
- Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with C++ Runtime Environment for Windows 32 bit, Windows 64 bit and Linux 64 bit.
- Add reference to the Aspose.Cells for C++ DLL in your project.
XLS What is XLS File Format?
Files with XLS extension represent Excel Binary File Format. Such files can be created by Microsoft Excel as well as other similar spreadsheet programs such as OpenOffice Calc or Apple Numbers. File saved by Excel is known as Workbook where each workbook can have one or more worksheets. Data is stored and displayed to users in table format in worksheet and can span numeric values, text data, formulas, external data connections, images, and charts. Applications like Microsoft Excel lets you export workbook data to several different formats including PDF, CSV, XLSX, TXT, HTML, XPS, and several others. The XLS file format was replaced with a more open and structured format, XLSX, with the release of Microsoft Excel 2007. The latest versions still provide support for creating and reading XLS files, though XLSX is the first choice of use now.Read More
PDF What is PDF File Format?
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a type of document created by Adobe back in 1990s. The purpose of this file format was to introduce a standard for representation of documents and other reference material in a format that is independent of application software, hardware as well as Operating System. The PDF file format has full capability to contain information like text, images, hyperlinks, form-fields, rich media, digital signatures, attachments, metadata, Geospatial features and 3D objects in it that can become as part of source document.Read More
Other Supported Conversions
You can also convert XLS to many other file formats including few listed below.