Aspose.Cells  for C++

Redact ODS Formats in C++

Native and high performance ODS document sensitive redaction information using server-side Aspose.Cells for C++ APIs, without the use of any software like Microsoft or Adobe PDF.

How to Redact ODS File Using C++

In order to redact ODS file, we’ll use

Aspose.Cells for C++

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document redaction API for C++ platform. You can download its latest version directly, just open


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

Steps to Redact ODS Files in C++

A basic document search and replace text in contents, comments or metadata with

Aspose.Cells for C++

APIs can be done with just few lines of code.

  • Load ODS file.
  • Define Replace Options.
  • Set case sensitivity option.
  • Set text matching option
  • Replace text using Replace(…) method
  • Save the workbook.

System Requirements

Aspose.Cells for C++ supports on all major platforms and Operating Systems. Please 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.

Redact ODS Files - C++


// Load ODS file
Workbook wb(u"Input.ods");
//Create an instance of the ReplaceOptions class
ReplaceOptions replaceOptions;
// Set text matching option
// Set case sensitivity option
// Set text matching option
// Replace text
wb.Replace(u"\bKIM\b", u"^^^^^^^^", replaceOptions);
// Save as ODS file

  • About Aspose.Cells for C++ API

    Aspose.Cells API can be used to create, edit, convert and render Microsoft Excel formats to different formats. Moreover, it can be used for comprehensive charting, scalable reporting and reliable calculations within software applications. Aspose.Cells is a standalone API and it does not require any software like Microsoft or OpenOffice.

    Online ODS Redaction Live Demos

    ODS What is ODS File Format?

    Files with ODS extension stand for OpenDocument Spreadsheet Document format that are editable by user. Data is stored inside ODF file into rows and columns. It is XML-based format and is one of the several subtypes in the Open Document Formats (ODF) family. The format is specified as part of the ODF 1.2 specifications published and maintained by OASIS. A number of applications on Windows as well as other operating systems can open ODS files for editing and manipulation including Microsoft Excel, NeoOffice and LibreOffice. ODS files can also be converted into other spreadsheet formats as well like XLS, XLSX and others by different applications.

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    Other Supported Redaction Documents

    Using C++, one can easily redact different formats including.

    XLS (Excel Binary Format)
    XLSB (Binary Excel Workbook File)
    XLSM (Spreadsheet File)