Aspose.Cells  for C++

Redact XLSB Formats in C++

Native and high performance XLSB 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 XLSB File Using C++

In order to redact XLSB 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 XLSB 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 XLSB 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 XLSB Files - C++


// Load XLSB file
Workbook wb(u"Input.xlsb");
//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 XLSB 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 XLSB Redaction Live Demos

    XLSB What is XLSB File Format?

    XLSB file format specifies the Excel Binary File Format, which is a collection of records and structures that specify Excel workbook content. The content can include unstructured or semi-structured tables of numbers, text, or both numbers and text, formulas, external data connections, charts and images. Unlike XLSX (which is based on Open XML file format), the XLSB represents binary Excel workbook file. XLSB files can be read and written to faster which makes them useful for working with large files. XLSB is seldom used to store workbooks as XLSX (and previously XLS) are the most common user selected file formats for saving workbooks. It can be opened by Microsoft Office 2007 and above.

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    Other Supported Redaction Documents

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

    ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet File)
    XLS (Excel Binary Format)
    XLSM (Spreadsheet File)