C++ API to Export MSG to PS

Transform MSG to PS 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 MSG file format to HTML. After that, by using Aspose.Words for C++ API, you can export HTML to PS. Both APIs come under Aspose.Total for C++ package.

C++ API to Convert MSG to PS

  1. Open MSG file using MailMessage class reference
  2. Convert MSG to HTML by using Save member function
  3. Load HTML by using Document class
  4. Save the document to PS format using Save method and set Ps 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.

Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .

// load the MSG file to be converted
System::SharedPtr<MailMessage> msg = MailMessage::Load(u"sourceFile.msg");
// save MSG 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 Ps as save format
doc->Save(u"convertedFile.Ps");

Parse MSG File via C++

Not only you can convert your MSG to PS, but you can read, manipulate, and parse MSG 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 PS File Format Editing

You can also add document protection features in your app while exporting the document from MSG to PS. 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.Ps");

Other Conversion Options

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

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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PS What is PS File Format?

PostScript (PS) is a general-purpose page description language used in the business of desktop and electronic publishing. The main focus of PostScript (PS) is to facilitate the two-dimensional graphic design. Most languages require a distinct compilation stage before the code execution while Post Script (PS) format support a runtime straight forward interpretation. Its early version defines the graphical shapes, different text appearances and modelled imageries on printed pages or displayed pages, following the rules of Adobe imaging model. A program of PS is able to intercommunicate a document description between a composition and printing system keeping the device independent and high-level. Moreover this program is also capable of governing the appearance of text and graphics on a display.

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