By using Aspose.Total for Java you can integrate PS to XLAM conversion feature in your Java applications in two-step process. Firstly, by using Aspose.PDF for Java you can render PS to XLSX. In the second step, you can convert XLSX to XLAM by using Spreadsheet Programming API Aspose.Cells for Java .
Convert PS File to XLAM via Java
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You can easily use Aspose.Total for Java directly from a Maven based project and include Aspose.PDF for Java and Aspose.Cells for Java in your pom.xml.
Convert Protected PS to XLAM via Java
If your PS document is password protected, you cannot convert it to XLAM without the password. Using the API, you can first open the protected document using a valid password and convert it after it. In order to open the encrypted file, you can initialize a new instance of the Document class and pass filename and password as arguments.
Convert PS File to XLAM with Watermark via Java
While converting PS file to XLAM, you can also add watermark to your output XLAM file format. In order to add a watermark, create a new Workbook to open the converted XLSX file. Select Worksheet via its index, create a Shape and use its addTextEffect function, set colors, transparency and more. After that you can save your XLSX document as XLAM with Watermark.
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What is PS File Format?
The PS (PostScript) file format is a page description language developed by Adobe Systems. It is commonly used for printing and is supported by a wide range of printers and imaging devices. PS files contain instructions that describe how elements such as text, images, and graphics should be rendered on a printed page.
PS files are created by applications that generate PostScript output, such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, or other graphics software. They are primarily used in professional printing workflows, where high-quality and consistent output is required.
The PS file format is based on a stack-based programming language, where commands and operands are placed on a stack and executed in a sequential manner. This allows for precise control over page layout, typography, color, and other printing parameters.
PS files are typically text-based and can be opened and edited with a text editor. They consist of a series of ASCII characters that represent the PostScript code. The code describes the arrangement and appearance of objects on a page, including text positioning, image placement, and graphical transformations.
While PS files are primarily used for printing, they can also be converted to other formats for digital distribution or further processing. For example, PS files can be converted to PDF (Portable Document Format) files, which are widely supported and can be easily viewed and printed on various devices.
What is XLAM File Format?
The XLAM (Excel Add-in) file format is a specialized file format used in Microsoft Excel to store and distribute add-ins, which are additional functionalities or customizations that extend the capabilities of Excel. An XLAM file contains VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) code, macros, custom functions, and other elements that can enhance and automate Excel’s functionality.
XLAM files are designed to be loaded as add-ins within Excel, providing users with additional features and tools that are not available by default. These add-ins can be created by users or developers to streamline repetitive tasks, perform complex calculations, create custom functions, or interact with external systems and data sources.
One of the advantages of the XLAM format is its portability and ease of distribution. Once an XLAM file is created, it can be easily shared with others, allowing them to install and use the add-in in their own Excel environment. This makes it convenient for teams or organizations to standardize their workflows and share custom functionalities across multiple users.
XLAM files can be loaded into Excel by navigating to the “Add-ins” section in the Excel options and selecting the desired add-in file. Once loaded, the add-in’s functionality becomes available within Excel, providing users with additional features, menus, or toolbars tailored to their specific needs.