You can include WORD to XLS conversion feature within your C++ applications easily. By using feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API Aspose.Words for C++ , you can export WORD to HTML. After that, by using Aspose.Cells for C++ , you can convert HTML to XLS. Both APIs come under Aspose.Total for C++ package.
C++ API to Convert WORD to XLS
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Install from command line as
nuget install Aspose.Total.Cpp or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with
Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .
Access WORD Document Properties via C++
Aspose.Words for C++ also allows you to access document properties of WORD file and lets you take an informed decision before the conversion process. To access document properties you can use BuiltInDocumentProperties to obtain built-in properties and CustomDocumentProperties to obtain custom properties. The following code example shows how to enumerate all built-in and custom properties in a document.
Save XLS File to Stream via C++
After converting WORD to XLS, Aspose.Cells for C++ enables you to save your document to stream. To save files to a stream, create a MemoryStream or FileStream object and save the file to that stream object by calling the IWorkbook object’s Save method. Specify the desired file format using the SaveFormat enumeration when calling the Save method.
Other Conversion Options
DOC What is DOC File Format?
Files with .doc extension represent documents generated by Microsoft Word or other word processing documents in binary file format. The extension was initially used for plain text documentation on several different operating systems. It can contain several different types of data such as images, formatted as well as plain text, graphs, charts, embedded objects, links, pages, page formatting, print settings and a lot others.Read More
XLS What is XLS File Format?
Files with XLS extension represent Excel Binary File Format. Such files can be created by Microsoft Excel as well as other similar spreadsheet programs such as OpenOffice Calc or Apple Numbers. File saved by Excel is known as Workbook where each workbook can have one or more worksheets. Data is stored and displayed to users in table format in worksheet and can span numeric values, text data, formulas, external data connections, images, and charts. Applications like Microsoft Excel lets you export workbook data to several different formats including PDF, CSV, XLSX, TXT, HTML, XPS, and several others. The XLS file format was replaced with a more open and structured format, XLSX, with the release of Microsoft Excel 2007. The latest versions still provide support for creating and reading XLS files, though XLSX is the first choice of use now.Read More