Aspose.Total for C++ consists of powerful file automation APIs that allows to automate WORD to PPSM conversion while using two of it’s APIs. Load your WORD using Aspose.Words for C++ and convert it to HTML, then load the HTML via PowerPoint manipulation C++ API Aspose.Slides for C++ to create a new presentation, and save it as PPSM.
WORD to PPSM Conversion on C++
- Open WORD file using Document class reference
- Convert WORD to HTML by using Save member function
- Initialize a new Presentation object
- Add an AutoShape in your slide, and add AddTextFrame in it
- Load the HTML content and write it in your Presentation file
- Save the document to PPSM format using Save method and set Ppsm as SaveFormat
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nuget install Aspose.Total.Cpp or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with
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// load WORD file with an instance of Document Document document = new Document("template.docx"); System::SharedPtr<Document> doc = System::MakeObject<Document>(u"sourceFile.docx"); // save the document in HTML file format doc->Save(u"HtmlOutput.HTML"); // load the desired the presentation SharedPtr<Presentation> pres = MakeObject<Presentation>(); // access first slide SharedPtr<ISlide> sld = pres->get_Slides()->idx_get(0); // add an AutoShape of Rectangle type SharedPtr<IAutoShape> ashp = sld->get_Shapes()->AddAutoShape(ShapeType::Rectangle, 10, 10, 700, 500); // reset default fill color ashp->get_FillFormat()->set_FillType(FillType::NoFill); // add TextFrame to the Rectangle ashp->AddTextFrame(u" "); // access the text frame SharedPtr<ITextFrame> txtFrame = ashp->get_TextFrame(); // get Paragraphs collection SharedPtr<Aspose::Slides::IParagraphCollection>ParaCollection = txtFrame->get_Paragraphs(); // clear all paragraphs in added text frame ParaCollection->Clear(); // load the HTML file using stream reader SharedPtr<System::IO::StreamReader> tr = MakeObject<System::IO::StreamReader>(HtmlOutput.HTML); // add text from HTML stream reader in text frame ParaCollection->AddFromHtml(tr->ReadToEnd()); // save presentation as Ppsm pres->Save(output.ppsm, Aspose::Slides::Export::SaveFormat::Ppsm);
Free Online Converter for WORD to PPSM
Load Password Protected WORD Document via C++
Apart from document conversion, Aspose.Words for C++ API allows tons of document manipulation features for C++ developers. In case your Microsoft Word WORD file format is password protected, you can still open it using the API. In order to load the encrypted document, you can use a special constructor overload, which accepts a LoadOptions object. This object contains the Password property, which specifies the password string.
// when loading password protected document, the password is passed to the document's constructor using a LoadOptions object. auto options = MakeObject<LoadOptions>(u"docPassword"); // load the document from the local file system by filename: SharedPtr<Document> doc = MakeObject<Document>(u"Encrypted.docx", options);
Add Comments in PPSM Document via C++
While saving WORD as PPSM, you can also use Aspose.Slides for C++ to add further features in your PPSM document. For instance, you can add comments in your presentation. The presentation slide comment are associated with a particular author. The Presentation class holds the collection of authors in ICommentAuthorCollection that are responsible for adding slide comments. For each author, there is a collection of comments in ICommentCollection.
// instantiate Presentation class SharedPtr<Presentation>pres = MakeObject<Presentation>(); // access first slide SharedPtr<ILayoutSlide>layout = pres->get_LayoutSlides()->idx_get(0); // add empty slide pres->get_Slides()->AddEmptySlide(layout); // adding Author SharedPtr<ICommentAuthor> author = pres->get_CommentAuthors()->AddAuthor(u"John Doe", u"MF"); // set position of comments System::Drawing::PointF point = System::Drawing::PointF(0.2f, 0.2f); // add slide comment for an author on slide 1 author->get_Comments()->AddComment(u"Hello John, this is a slide comment", pres->get_Slides()->idx_get(1), point, DateTime::get_Now()); // access ISlide 1 SharedPtr<ISlide> slide = pres->get_Slides()->idx_get(0); // save presentation as Ppsm pres->Save(output.ppsm, Aspose::Slides::Export::SaveFormat::Ppsm);
- How can I convert WORD to PPSM Online?You can find the online app for WORD conversion above. To start the conversion process, you can add the WORD file either by dragging and dropping it or by clicking inside the white area to import the document. Once you have added the file, you can simply click the "Convert" button. After the WORD to PPSM conversion is completed, you can download your converted file with just one click.
- How long does it take to convert WORD?The speed of this online converter depends largely on the size of the WORD file being converted. Small WORD files can be converted to PPSM in just a few seconds. If you are using the conversion code within a C++ application, the conversion speed will depend on how well you have optimized your application.
- Is it safe to convert WORD to PPSM using free Aspose.Total converter?Of course! After your WORD file is converted to PPSM using our online converter, the download link for the PPSM file will be immediately available. We take the security and privacy of your uploaded files seriously and delete them 24 hours after the conversion process is complete. Rest assured, no one will have access to your files. Our conversion process, including WORD conversion, is completely safe. We provide a free app for testing purposes so that you can verify the results before integrating the code.
- What browser should I use to convert WORD?For online WORD conversion, you can use any modern browser, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari. However, if you're developing a desktop application, Aspose.Total WORD Conversion API is recommended for smooth performance.
Explore WORD Conversion Options with C++
What is WORD File Format?
Microsoft Word is a widely used word processing software that provides various file formats for saving and sharing documents. Understanding the different file formats in Word is important for compatibility, accessibility, and preserving formatting.
The default file format in Word is DOC (Word Document). DOC files are compatible with older versions of Word but may have limitations in compatibility with other software applications. However, with the introduction of newer versions, the DOCX (Word Open XML Document) format has gained popularity. DOCX offers advantages such as smaller file sizes, improved data recovery, and enhanced compatibility with other programs.
In addition to DOC and DOCX, Word supports other file formats like PDF (Portable Document Format). PDF files are widely used for sharing and publishing documents because they retain the formatting, layout, and fonts of the original document, ensuring consistent viewing across different devices and platforms.
Word also allows saving documents in formats like RTF (Rich Text Format) and TXT (Plain Text). RTF files maintain basic formatting and are compatible with various word processing applications. TXT files store plain text without any formatting and are commonly used for transferring text between different software programs.
For compatibility with open-source software and online platforms, Word supports formats like ODT (OpenDocument Text) and HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). ODT files can be used with software like LibreOffice and Google Docs, while HTML files allow documents to be displayed in web browsers.
What is PPSM File Format?
The PPSM file format is an extension used by Microsoft PowerPoint to save presentations with embedded macros. It is an evolution of the PPSX file format, which is commonly used for PowerPoint slideshow presentations. The “M” in PPSM stands for “macro-enabled”, indicating that the file supports the execution of macros within the presentation.
PPSM files allow for interactive and dynamic content in PowerPoint presentations through the use of macros, which are sets of instructions or commands that automate tasks or add functionality. Macros can be created using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) and provide advanced capabilities such as interactive buttons, automated actions, and custom functions.
When a PPSM file is opened, PowerPoint enables the execution of macros, allowing the presentation to respond to user interactions or perform predefined actions. This enables the creation of interactive slideshows and enhances the overall user experience.
The PPSM format is particularly useful for creating self-running presentations, kiosk displays, or interactive training modules. By incorporating macros, presenters can automate processes, trigger specific actions, or customize the behavior of the presentation based on user input.
It’s important to note that due to the potential security risks associated with macros, some organizations may have security settings in place that restrict the execution of macros in PowerPoint files. Therefore, when sharing PPSM files, it’s essential to ensure that recipients are aware of the macro functionality and have appropriate security settings enabled.