C# API to Render XPS to FODS

Export XPS File to FODS via C# without using Microsoft® Excel or Adobe® Acrobat Reader

 

Using Aspose.Total for .NET you can easily convert XPS file to FODS within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. Firstly, by using Aspose.PDF for .NET , you can export XPS to XLSX. After that, by using Aspose.Cells for .NET Spreadsheet Programming API, you can convert XLSX to FODS.

.NET API to Convert XPS to FODS

  1. Open XPS file using Document class
  2. Convert XPS to XLSX by using Save method
  3. Load XLSX document by using Workbook class
  4. Save the document to FODS format using Save method and set Fods as SaveFormat

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Convert Protected XPS to FODS via C#

If your XPS document is password protected, you cannot convert it to FODS 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 FODS with Watermark via C#

While converting XPS file to FODS, you can also add watermark to your output FODS 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 FODS with Watermark.

Other Conversion Options

XPS TO ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet)
XPS TO TSV (Tab Seperated Values)
XPS TO SXC (StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)
XPS TO MD (Markdown Language)
XPS TO XLSB (Excel Binary Workbook)
XPS TO XLT (Excel 97 - 2003 Template)
XPS TO XLSM (Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)
XPS TO XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
XPS TO DIF (Data Interchange Format)
XPS TO XLAM (Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
XPS TO CSV (Comma Seperated Values)
XPS TO TXT (Text Document)

XPS What is XPS File Format?

An XPS file represents page layout files that are based on XML Paper Specifications created by Microsoft. It was developed as a replacement of EMF file format and is similar to PDF file format, but uses XML in layout, appearance, and printing information of a document. It is, in fact, more justified to say that XPS is an attempt on PDF, but couldn’t get enough popularity as owned by PDF for many reasons. Microsoft provides XPS Document Writer by default from Windows 7 onwards for the creation of XPS files. XPS files can be generated by selecting the Microsoft XPS Document Writer as printer while printing the document.

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FODS What is FODS File Format?

A file with .fods extension is a type of OpenDocument Spreadsheet document format that stores data in rows and columns. The format is specified as part of ODF 1.2 specifications published and maintained by OASIS. FODS files cannot be opened with Excel, another Spreadsheet software application by Microsoft. FODS files can be saved as ODS using LibreOffice and can be converted to other formats such as XLS and XLSX.

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