C++ API to Export OFT to RTF

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

C++ API to Convert OFT to RTF

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

Get Started with C++ File Format APIs

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

Parse OFT File via C++

Not only you can convert your OFT to RTF, but you can read, manipulate, and parse OFT 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.oft");
// 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 RTF File Format Editing

You can also add document protection features in your app while exporting the document from OFT to RTF. 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.Rtf");

Other Conversion Options

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

OFT What is OFT File Format?

Files with .oft extension are template files that are created using Microsoft Outlook. The pre-formatted layout set for message templates is then used for sending out emails with common information to save time. Such files can be generated by creating a new email, adding necessary information and then using the Save As Office Template (.oft) dropdown from Microsoft Outlook. Users can open the OFT files by double clicking on it and it will open in associated application on that particular system.

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RTF What is RTF File Format?

Introduced and documented by Microsoft, the Rich Text Format (RTF) represents a method of encoding formatted text and graphics for use within applications. The format facilitates cross-platform document exchange with other Microsoft Products, thus serving the purpose of interoperability. This capability makes it a standard of data transfer between word processing software and, hence, contents can be transferred from one operating system to another without losing document formatting. The file format specifications are available by Microsoft for public download and can be referred to from developer&rsquo;s perspective.

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