Convert DOC to XLS via C#

Convert DOC to XLS via C# without using Microsoft® Word or Microsoft® Excel

 

By using Aspose.Total for .NET you can convert DOC to XLS within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET application in two simple steps. Firstly, by using Aspose.Words for .NET , you can export DOC to HTML. After that, by using Aspose.Cells for .NET Spreadsheet Programming API, you can convert HTML to XLS.

Convert DOC to XLS via C#

  1. Open DOC file using Document class
  2. Convert DOC to HTML by using Save method
  3. Load HTML document by using Workbook class
  4. Save the document to XLS format using Save method and set XLS as SaveFormat

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Convert Protected DOC to XLS via C#

Using the API, you can also open the password-protected document. If your input DOC document is password protected, you cannot convert it to XLS without using the password. 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 try opening an encrypted document with a password:

Convert DOC to Protected XLS file via C#

After you convert DOC to XLS, you can also encrypt and password protect your XLS documents. In order to encrypt your document, open it using Workbook class and specify XOR Encryption Type and Strong Encryption type (RC4, Microsoft Strong Cryptographic Provider) encryption by using the SetEncryptionOptions method. You can also set a password to your XLS by using the Password property of WorkbookSettings class.

Other Conversion Options

DOC TO CSV (Comma Seperated Values)
DOC TO SXC (StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)
DOC TO DIF (Data Interchange Format)
DOC TO XLTX (Excel Template)
DOC TO XLSX (Open XML Workbook)
DOC TO TSV (Tab Seperated Values)
DOC TO XLAM (Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
DOC TO XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
DOC TO FODS (OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)
DOC TO ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet)
DOC TO XLT (Excel 97 - 2003 Template)
DOC TO XLSM (Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)
DOC TO XLSB (Excel Binary Workbook)

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.

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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.

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