Convert JSON Format to PCL in Android Applications

Parse JSON to PCL within Android applications without using Microsoft® Word

 

You can convert JSON to PCL in your Android applications in two-step process. Firstly, by using Powerful Spreadsheet Processing API Aspose.Cells for Android via Java you can parse JSON to PDF. In the second step, you can convert PDF to PCL by using Word Processing API Aspose.Words for Android via Java . Both APIs come under Aspose.Total for Android via Java product family.

Convert JSON Format to PCL in Android via Java

  1. Create a new Workbook object and read valid JSON data from file
  2. Import JSON file to worksheet using JsonUtility class and Save it as PDF
  3. Load PDF document by using Document class
  4. Save the document to PCL format using Save method

Get Started with Android via Java APIs

You can easily use Aspose.Total for Android via Java directly from Maven and install libraries in your app.

Alternatively, you can get a ZIP file from downloads .

Set Layout & Convert JSON Format to PCL in Android via Java

Furthermore, the API allows you to set layout options for your JSON format while parsing JSON to PCL using JsonLayoutOptions . It allows you to process Array as a table, ignore nulls, ignore array title, ignore object title, convert string to number or date, set date and number format, and set title style. All of these options allow you to present your data as per your needs. The following code snippet shows you how to set the layout options.

Convert JSON Format to PCL with Watermark in Android via Java

Using the API, you can also convert JSON to PCL with watermark. In order to add a watermark to your PCL document, you can first parse the JSON file to PDF and add a watermark to it. In order to add a watermark, load the newly created PDF file using the Document class, create an instance of TextWatermarkOptions and set its properties, Call Watermark.setText method and pass watermark text & object of TextWatermarkOptions. After adding the watermark, you can save the document to PCL.

Other Conversion Options

JSON TO DOCM (Microsoft Word 2007 Marco File)
JSON TO OTT (OpenDocument Standard Format)
JSON TO ODT (OpenDocument Text File Format)
JSON TO WORDML (Microsoft Word 2003 WordprocessingML)
JSON TO DOT (Microsoft Word Template Files)
JSON TO DOC (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
JSON TO MOBI (Open Ebook Format)
JSON TO PS (PostScript File)
JSON TO DOTX (Microsoft Word Template File )
JSON TO EPUB (Open eBook File)
JSON TO CHM (Compiled HTML Help File)
JSON TO RTF (Rich Text Format)

JSON What is JSON File Format?

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an open standard file format for sharing data that uses human-readable text to store and transmit data. JSON files are stored with the .json extension. JSON requires less formatting and is a good alternative for XML. JSON is derived from JavaScript but is a language-independent data format. The generation and parsing of JSON is supported by many modern programming languages. application/json is the media type used for JSON.

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PCL What is PCL File Format?

PCL stands for Printer Command Language which is a Page Description Language introduced by Hewlett Packard (HP). HP created PCL to provide an efficient way for controlling printer features across many different printing devices. The format was originally developed for HP’s dot matrix and Inkjet printers, but has been part of various thermal, matrix and page printers with the passage of time. The format underwent several different revisions, resulting in different versions where each version was enhanced to meet the demands of time with respect to the printer control features. Today, PCL is the most widely spread printer language in the laster printer market.

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