C# API to Render XPS to XLSM

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

 

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

.NET API to Convert XPS to XLSM

  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 XLSM format using Save method and set Xlsm as SaveFormat

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Convert Protected XPS to XLSM via C#

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

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

Other Conversion Options

XPS TO XLSB (Excel Binary Workbook)
XPS TO ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet)
XPS TO DIF (Data Interchange Format)
XPS TO SXC (StarOffice Calc Spreadsheet)
XPS TO CSV (Comma Seperated Values)
XPS TO FODS (OpenDocument Flat XML Spreadsheet)
XPS TO TSV (Tab Seperated Values)
XPS TO XLAM (Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In)
XPS TO TXT (Text Document)
XPS TO XLTX (Excel Template)
XPS TO MD (Markdown Language)

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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XLSM What is XLSM File Format?

Files with XLSM extension is a type of Spreadsheet files that support Macros. From application point of view, a Macro is set of instructions that are used for automating processes. A macro is used to record the steps that are performed repeatedly and facilitates performing the actions by running the macro again. Macros are programmed with Microsoft’s Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) from within the Excel Workbook using the Visual Basic Editor and can be run/debug directly from there.

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