Render TEX to PS via .NET

.NET API to Export TEX to PS on Windows, macOS, and Linux without using Microsoft Word

 

Aspose.Total for .NET is a powerful API to add document manipulation and conversion features inside your .NET application. By using advanced PDF Processing API Aspose.PDF for .NET , you can convert TEX file format to DOC. After that, by using powerful Document Processing API Aspose.Words for .NET , you can render DOC to PS.

C# API to Convert TEX to PS

  1. Open TEX file using Document class
  2. Convert TEX to Doc by using Save method
  3. Load Doc file by using Document class of Aspose.Words
  4. Save the document to PS format using Save method and set Ps as SaveFormat

Get Started with .NET File Format APIs

Install from command line as nuget install Aspose.Total or via Package Manager Console of Visual Studio with Install-Package Aspose.Total.

Alternatively, get the offline MSI installer or DLLs in a ZIP file from downloads .

Document document = new Document("template.tex");
// save TEX as a DOC 
document.Save("DocOutput.doc", SaveFormat.Doc); 
// load Doc with an instance of Document
var outputDocument = new Aspose.Words.Document("DocOutput.doc");
// call save method while passing SaveFormat.Ps
outputDocument.Save("output.ps", SaveFormat.Ps);   

Decrypt TEX File using Owner Password via .NET

Before converting TEX to PS, if you want to decrypt your document you can do it by using the API. In order to decrypt the PDF file, you first need to create a Document object and open the TEX using the owner’s password. After that, you need to call Decrypt method of the Document object. Finally, save the updated file using Save method of the Document object.

Document document = new Document("Decrypt.tex", "password");
// decrypt TEX
document.Decrypt();
// save the decrypted document as doc 
document.Save("Decrypt_out.doc");

Create ReadOnly PS- File via .NET

In order to protect your PS from editing and to prevent other people from editing sensitive and confidential information in your document, you can also set the protection of the document using the API. You can limit the ability to edit a document and only allow certain actions with it. This can be done using Aspose.Words for .NET API. It enables you to control the way you restrict the content using the ProtectionType enumeration parameter. You can set your document to read-only by using the following lines of code.

Document document = new Document("input.doc");
// apply document protection and set protection password
doc.Protect(ProtectionType.ReadOnly, "password");
// call save method while passing SaveFormat.Ps
document.Save("output.ps", SaveFormat.Ps);    

Other Conversion Options

TEX TO DOT (Microsoft Word Template Files)
TEX TO WORDML (Microsoft Word 2003 WordprocessingML)
TEX TO DOTM (Microsoft Word 2007+ Template File)
TEX TO MHTML (Web Page Archive Format)
TEX TO PCL (Printer Command Language Document)
TEX TO OTT (OpenDocument Standard Format)
TEX TO DOCM (Microsoft Word 2007 Marco File)
TEX TO ODT (OpenDocument Text File Format)
TEX TO DOTX (Microsoft Word Template File )
TEX TO RTF (Rich Text Format)

TEX What is TEX File Format?

TeX is a language that comprises of programming as well as mark-up features, used to typeset documents. Donald Knuth from Stanford University, is the creator of this resourceful typesetting system. Across the world, TeX is the ultimate choice of authors and publishers to produce high quality technical documents. TeX performs an outstanding job of formatting complex mathematical expressions. In conjunction with a high-quality phototypesetter, TeX competes the results generated by the best traditional typesetting systems. Therefore regarded as the classiest digital typographical systems.

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PS What is PS File Format?

PostScript (PS) is a general-purpose page description language used in the business of desktop and electronic publishing. The main focus of PostScript (PS) is to facilitate the two-dimensional graphic design. Most languages require a distinct compilation stage before the code execution while Post Script (PS) format support a runtime straight forward interpretation. Its early version defines the graphical shapes, different text appearances and modelled imageries on printed pages or displayed pages, following the rules of Adobe imaging model. A program of PS is able to intercommunicate a document description between a composition and printing system keeping the device independent and high-level. Moreover this program is also capable of governing the appearance of text and graphics on a display.

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