By using Aspose.Total for C++ you can convert POWERPOINT file to XLS within C++ applications in two simple steps. Firstly, by using Aspose.Slides for C++ , you can export POWERPOINT to HTML. After that, by using Aspose.Cells for C++ Spreadsheet Programming API, you can convert HTML to XLS.
How to Convert POWERPOINT to XLS via C++
- Open POWERPOINT file using Presentation class reference
- Convert POWERPOINT to HTML by using Save method
- Load HTML document by using IWorkbook class reference
- Save the document to XLS format using Save method
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Convert Protected POWERPOINT to XLS via C++
Using the API, you can also open the password-protected document. If your input POWERPOINT document is password protected, you cannot convert it to XLS without using the password. When your document is password protected, it means it enforces certain restrictions on the presentation. To remove the restrictions, the password has to be entered. A password-protected presentation is considered a locked presentation. The API allows you to open the encrypted document by passing the correct password in a LoadOptions object. The following code example shows how to open an encrypted document with a password.
- How can I convert POWERPOINT to XLS Online?The online POWERPOINT conversion app is located above. To begin the conversion process, you can add your POWERPOINT file by either dragging and dropping it onto the white area or clicking inside the area to import the document. Afterward, click the "Convert" button. Once the POWERPOINT to XLS conversion process is completed, you can download your converted file with just one click.
- How long does it take to convert POWERPOINT?The speed of this online converter is fast, but it largely depends on the size of the POWERPOINT file being converted. Smaller POWERPOINT files can be rendered to XLS in just a few seconds. If you plan to integrate the conversion code within a C++ application, the speed will depend on how you have optimized your application for the conversion process.
- Is it safe to convert POWERPOINT to XLS using free Aspose.Total converter?Of course! The download link of XLS files will be available instantly after conversion. We delete uploaded files after 24 hours and the download links will stop working after this time period. No one has access to your files. File conversion (including POWERPOINT) is absolutely safe. Mainly free app is integrated for the purpose of testing so that one can check the result before integrating the code.
- What browser should I use to convert POWERPOINT?You can use any modern browser for this online conversion, for example, Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari. But in case you are developing a Desktop application. Aspose.Total POWERPOINT Conversion API will work smooth.
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What is POWERPOINT File Format?
PowerPoint is a widely used presentation software that offers various file formats to save and share presentations. Understanding the different file formats in PowerPoint is essential for compatibility, sharing, and maintaining the visual integrity of presentations.
The default file format in PowerPoint is PPT (PowerPoint Presentation). PPT files are compatible with older versions of PowerPoint but may have limitations in terms of compatibility with other software applications. However, with newer versions, the PPTX (PowerPoint Open XML Presentation) format has become more prevalent. PPTX offers several advantages, including smaller file sizes, improved data recovery, and enhanced compatibility with other programs.
In addition to PPT and PPTX, PowerPoint supports other file formats like PDF (Portable Document Format). PDF files are widely used for sharing and publishing presentations because they preserve the formatting, layout, and graphics of the original slides, ensuring consistent viewing across different devices and platforms.
PowerPoint also allows saving presentations in formats like POT (PowerPoint Template) and POTX (PowerPoint Open XML Template). These formats serve as templates for creating new presentations with predefined styles, layouts, and designs.
For compatibility with other software applications, PowerPoint supports formats like ODP (OpenDocument Presentation) and HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). ODP files are open-source and can be used with software like LibreOffice and Google Slides. HTML files are web-compatible, allowing presentations to be displayed in web browsers.
What is XLS File Format?
The Excel XLS file format is a widely used and well-known file format for storing spreadsheet data. It is associated with Microsoft Excel, which is one of the most popular spreadsheet software applications. XLS stands for “Excel Spreadsheet” and has been a standard file format for Excel since its early versions.
The XLS file format is binary-based, meaning that it stores data in binary form rather than using XML or text-based formatting. This makes it more efficient for storing and processing large amounts of data. XLS files can contain multiple worksheets, each consisting of cells organized in rows and columns. These cells can hold various types of data, including text, numbers, dates, formulas, and formatting.
Excel provides a wide range of features and functionalities within the XLS file format. Users can perform complex calculations using formulas, apply formatting options to enhance the visual appearance of data, create charts and graphs, and utilize various data analysis tools. Additionally, Excel supports macros, which are scripts that automate repetitive tasks or perform custom operations within the spreadsheet.
Over the years, Microsoft has introduced newer file formats like XLSX, which is based on XML and offers enhanced features and compatibility. However, the XLS format continues to be supported by Excel and can be opened and edited by newer versions of the software.
The XLS file format has become an industry standard, widely used in businesses, educational institutions, and personal applications for data analysis, reporting, financial modeling, and more. Its widespread adoption and compatibility make it a reliable choice for storing and sharing spreadsheet data.