C++ API to Export EMAIL to DOTM

Transform EMAIL to DOTM within C++ application without requiring Microsoft Word or Outlook

 

Are you are a C++ developer looking to add email conversion features inside your applications? Using Aspose.Email for C++ you can convert EMAIL file format to HTML. After that, by using Aspose.Words for C++ API, you can export HTML to DOTM. Both APIs come under Aspose.Total for C++ package.

C++ API to Convert EMAIL to DOTM

  1. Open EMAIL file using MailMessage class reference
  2. Convert EMAIL to HTML by using Save member function
  3. Load HTML by using Document class
  4. Save the document to DOTM format using Save method and set Dotm as SaveFormat

Get Started with C++ File Format APIs

Install from command line as nuget install Aspose.Total.Cpp or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with Install-Package Aspose.Total.Cpp.

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// load the EMAIL file to be converted
System::SharedPtr<MailMessage> msg = MailMessage::Load(u"sourceFile.msg");
// save EMAIL as a HTML 
msg->Save(u"HtmlOutput.html", SaveOptions::get_DefaultHtml());  
// load HTML with an instance of Document
System::SharedPtr<Document> doc = System::MakeObject<Document>(u"HtmlOutput.html");
// call save method while passing Dotm as save format
doc->Save(u"convertedFile.Dotm");

Parse EMAIL File via C++

Not only you can convert your EMAIL to DOTM, but you can read, manipulate, and parse EMAIL document. You can get subject, address, body, recipients information of the email by using MapiMessage class of Aspose.Email for C++ API. For example, you can check for a specific sender email for the conversion by using get_SenderEmailAddress() property.

// create an instance of MapiMessage from file
System::SharedPtr<MapiMessage> msg = MapiMessage::FromFile(dataDir + L"message.msg");
// get subject
System::Console::WriteLine(System::String(L"Subject:") + msg->get_Subject());
// get from address
System::Console::WriteLine(System::String(L"From:") + msg->get_SenderEmailAddress());
// get body
System::Console::WriteLine(System::String(L"Body") + msg->get_Body());
// get recipients information
System::Console::WriteLine(System::String(L"Recipient: ") + msg->get_Recipients());

C++ API to Restrict DOTM File Format Editing

You can also add document protection features in your app while exporting the document from EMAIL to DOTM. Adding protection to your document is a simple process, as all you need to do is apply the protection method to your document. You can set protection type to ReadOnly to restrict the user to edit the document.

// create a new document and protect it with a password.
auto doc = System::MakeObject<Document>();
// apply Document Protection.
doc->Protect(ProtectionType::ReadOnly, u"password");
// save the document.
doc->Save(u"DocumentProtection.PasswordProtection.Dotm");

Other Conversion Options

MSG TO JPEG (Joint Photographic Expert Group)
MSG TO WORDML (Microsoft Word 2003 WordprocessingML)
MSG TO RTF (Rich Text Format)
MSG TO TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)
MSG TO BMP (Bitmap Image File)
MSG TO OTT (OpenDocument Standard Format)
MSG TO SVG (Scalar Vector Graphics)
MSG TO ODT (OpenDocument Text File Format)
MSG TO EPUB (Open eBook File)
MSG TO DOT (Microsoft Word Template Files)
MSG TO DOCM (Microsoft Word 2007 Marco File)
MSG TO EMF (Enhanced Metafile Format)
MSG TO GIF (Graphical Interchange Format)
MSG TO PS (PostScript File)
MSG TO MD (Markdown Language)
MSG TO DOCX (Office 2007+ Word Document)
MSG TO PCL (Printer Command Language Document)
MSG TO DOTX (Microsoft Word Template File )
MSG TO PNG (Portable Network Graphic)
MSG TO DOC (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
MSG TO PDF (Portable Document Format)
MSG TO XPS (XML Paper Specifications)

MSG What is MSG File Format?

MSG is a file format used by Microsoft Outlook and Exchange to store email messages, contact, appointment, or other tasks. Such messages may contain one or more email fields, with the sender, recipient, subject, date, and message body, or contact information, appointment particulars, and one or more task specifications. The properties that constitute the Message object, including are also a part of the MSG file.  MSG file has headers, main message body, and hyperlinks as plain ASCII text. MSG files are also suitable with the programs that need Microsoft&rsquo;s Messaging Applications Programming Interface (MAPI).

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DOTM What is DOTM File Format?

A file with DOTM extension represents template file created with Microsoft Word 2007 or higher. It is similar to the popular DOCX file format other than it retains the user defined settings for reuse in case of creating new documents. Such documents are more often used in offices where a standard template file is generated with settings like page information, margins, default layout and macros, and is used to create new documents from it when required. DOTM files, however, save macros, that are a series of commands in the form of recorded actions for automatic completion of a task. This helps save time in carrying out actions that are repeated in completion of a task.

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