C# API to Render XPS to ODS

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

 

Using Aspose.Total for .NET you can easily convert XPS file to ODS 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 ODS.

.NET API to Convert XPS to ODS

  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 ODS format using Save method and set Ods as SaveFormat

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Convert Protected XPS to ODS via C#

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

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

Other Conversion Options

XPS TO XLTX (Excel Template)
XPS TO XLT (Excel 97 - 2003 Template)
XPS TO MD (Markdown Language)
XPS TO XLTM (Excel Macro-Enabled Template)
XPS TO XLSM (Macro-enabled Spreadsheet)
XPS TO TSV (Tab Seperated Values)
XPS TO SXC (StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)
XPS TO XLAM (Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
XPS TO TXT (Text Document)
XPS TO DIF (Data Interchange Format)
XPS TO FODS (OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)

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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ODS What is ODS File Format?

Files with .ods extension stand for OpenDocument Spreadsheet Document format that are editable by user. Data is stored inside ODF file into rows and columns. It is XML-based format and is one of the several subtypes in the Open Document Formats (ODF) family. The format is specified as part of the ODF 1.2 specifications published and maintained by OASIS. A number of applications on Windows as well as other operating systems can open ODS files for editing and manipulation including Microsoft Excel, NeoOffice and LibreOffice. ODS files can also be converted into other spreadsheet formats as well like XLS, XLSX and others by different applications.

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