Aspose.Total for .NET is a comprehensive suite of components that enables developers to easily convert XPS files to TXT within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. The conversion process is simple and straightforward, and requires two steps.
The first step is to use Aspose.PDF for .NET to export the XPS file to XLSX. Aspose.PDF for .NET is a powerful PDF manipulation API that enables developers to create, read, edit, and convert PDF documents without any external dependencies. It also provides the ability to export XPS files to XLSX, allowing developers to easily convert XPS files to other formats.
The second step is to use Aspose.Cells for .NET to convert the XLSX file to TXT. Aspose.Cells for .NET is a powerful spreadsheet programming API that enables developers to create, read, edit, and convert spreadsheets without any external dependencies. It also provides the ability to convert XLSX files to TXT, allowing developers to easily convert XPS files to other formats.
Using Aspose.Total for .NET, developers can quickly and easily convert XPS files to TXT within any .NET, C#, ASP.NET and VB.NET applications. The two-step process is simple and straightforward, and requires no external dependencies. Aspose.PDF for .NET is used to export the XPS file to XLSX, and Aspose.Cells for .NET is used to convert the XLSX file to TXT. With Aspose.Total for .NET, developers can quickly and easily convert XPS files to TXT with minimal effort.
.NET API to Convert XPS to TXT
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Convert Protected XPS to TXT via C#
If your XPS document is password protected, you cannot convert it to TXT 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 TXT with Watermark via C#
While converting XPS file to TXT, you can also add watermark to your output TXT 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 TXT 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 TXT File Format?
A TXT (text) file is indeed a plain text file format used for storing and exchanging text-based information without any formatting or layout. It is a simple and widely supported file format that consists of a sequence of characters without any specific structure or metadata.
TXT files are commonly used for various purposes, such as creating and sharing documents, taking notes, writing memos, and storing configuration and log files. They are particularly useful for storing data that can be easily read and processed by computers or software programs, as they contain unformatted text.
One of the advantages of TXT files is their universal accessibility. They are supported by virtually all operating systems and applications, making them easy to open and view on different platforms. TXT files can be created and edited using any text editor, ranging from basic options like Notepad to more advanced ones like Sublime Text or Vim.
Due to their simplicity, TXT files have small file sizes compared to other file formats that include formatting or embedded objects like images or tables. This makes TXT files efficient for exchanging large amounts of text-based data, such as email messages or code snippets.