Aspose.Total for .NET is a comprehensive suite of components that enables developers to easily convert XPS files to EXCEL within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. This suite of components is designed to provide a wide range of features and capabilities to help developers create powerful and efficient applications.
The process of converting XPS to EXCEL is simple and straightforward. Firstly, Aspose.PDF for .NET can be used to export XPS to XLSX. This component provides a wide range of features and capabilities to help developers create powerful and efficient applications. It supports a wide range of features such as text extraction, image extraction, page manipulation, document conversion, and much more.
Once the XPS file has been exported to XLSX, Aspose.Cells for .NET can be used to convert XLSX to EXCEL. This component provides a comprehensive set of features and capabilities to help developers create powerful and efficient applications. It supports a wide range of features such as data manipulation, formatting, charting, and much more.
By using Aspose.Total for .NET, developers can easily convert XPS files to EXCEL within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. This suite of components provides a wide range of features and capabilities to help developers create powerful and efficient applications. It supports a wide range of features such as text extraction, image extraction, page manipulation, document conversion, data manipulation, formatting, charting, and much more.
.NET API to Convert XPS to EXCEL
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Convert Protected XPS to EXCEL via C#
If your XPS document is password protected, you cannot convert it to EXCEL 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 the filename and password as arguments.
Convert XPS File to EXCEL with Watermark via C#
While converting XPS file to EXCEL, you can also add watermark to your output EXCEL file format. In order to add a watermark, you can create a new Workbook object and open the converted XLSX document, select Worksheet via its index, create a Shape and use its AddTextEffect function. After that you can save your XLSX document as EXCEL with Watermark.
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What is XPS File Format?
XPS, short for XML Paper Specification, is a file format created by Microsoft to represent fixed-layout documents. XPS files contain the content and print settings of a document, making them suitable for preserving the layout and appearance of a document across different devices and platforms.
The XPS format is based on XML (eXtensible Markup Language), a widely used markup language for structured data representation. XPS files encapsulate document content, such as text, images, vector graphics, and annotations, in a structured XML format. This enables easy interpretation and rendering of the document’s visual elements.
XPS files are conceptually similar to PDF (Portable Document Format) files in that they both aim to provide a reliable way to present and share documents while preserving their formatting and layout. However, PDF files have gained broader support across different software applications and hardware devices, making them more widely accepted and compatible.
To view and work with XPS files, Microsoft provides an XPS Viewer as part of the Windows operating system. Various third-party applications and tools also offer support for opening, creating, and converting XPS files. However, compared to PDF, the range of software and hardware supporting the XPS format may be more limited.
What is EXCEL File Format?
Microsoft Excel is a widely used spreadsheet software known for its ability to save and share data in various file formats. The different file formats supported by Excel offer flexibility and compatibility with other software applications.
The default file format in Excel is XLS, while the newer and more efficient XLSX format has gained popularity. XLSX files have advantages such as smaller file sizes, improved data recovery, and better compatibility with other programs.
For simpler data exchange, Excel supports CSV (Comma-Separated Values) and TXT (Plain Text) formats. CSV files use commas to separate data, making them easily readable by different applications. TXT files store plain text data without any formatting.
To preserve formatting and layout when sharing data, Excel allows saving files in the PDF (Portable Document Format) format. PDF files are widely used for publishing Excel data while retaining its visual presentation.
For collaborative projects, Excel offers the ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet) format, which is open-source and compatible with various software applications.
DBF (dBASE File) is a less commonly used format in Excel, but it is advantageous for handling large datasets and is compatible with dBASE software.
Excel also supports formats like XLT (Excel Template), XLTX (Excel Open XML Template), XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template), and XML (eXtensible Markup Language) for template usage or data exchange between different software applications.