Why to Convert Email to XPS?
Email to XPS conversion is a useful process for Python developers who are looking to add a feature to their application. XPS is a fixed-layout document format that is used to preserve document formatting and to facilitate document exchange. It is also used for printing documents, as it is a device-independent format. XPS documents are also easier to view and share than emails, as they are not dependent on the email client used to view them.
How Aspose.Total Helps for Email to XPS Conversion
Aspose.Total for Python via .NET is a full package of various APIs dealing different formats including Email, Images and Microsoft Word formats. It includes Aspose.Words for Python via .NET and Aspose.Email for Python via .NET APIs, which makes the conversion of Email to XPS easy using Python. The process is a two-step process, firstly loading the Email and rendering it into HTML via Aspose.Email for Python via .NET. Secondly, loading the converted HTML using Aspose.Words for Python via .NET and saving it into the respective Word XPS format. This process is automated and can be done quickly and easily with Aspose.Total for Python via .NET.
How to Convert EMAIL to XPS in Python
- Open the source EMAIL file using MailMessage.load class
- Call the
savemethod while specifying output HTML file path and relevant HTML Save options as parameter. So your EMAIL file is converted to HTML at the specified path
- Now Load the saved HTML file using Document
- Call the save method with relevant file path. So finally the EMAIL is converted
- For EMAIL to XPS conversion, Python 3.5 or later is required
- Reference APIs within the project directly from PyPI ( Aspose.Words and Aspose.Email )
- Or use the following pip command
pip install aspose.wordsand
pip install Aspose.Email-for-Python-via-NET
- Moreover, Microsoft Windows or Linux based OS (see more for Words and Email ) and for Linux check additional requirements for gcc and libpython and follow step by step instructions INSTALL
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What is EMAIL File Format?
An email file adheres to a specific format that is recognized by email programs. It comprises a header section and a body section, separated by a blank line. The header contains essential information such as the sender’s email address, recipient’s email address, subject of the email, and the date and time it was sent. The body of the email contains the actual message being conveyed. Email files can exist in either plain text or HTML format. However, HTML emails have become more prevalent in recent times due to their ability to incorporate images and other formatting elements.
The header of an email file provides crucial metadata that aids in routing and organizing messages. It allows the email program to identify the sender, recipient, subject, and timestamp. The body section contains the content of the email, which may include text, images, hyperlinks, and other media elements. While plain text emails are simple and accessible across various devices and email clients, HTML emails offer more design flexibility and interactivity.
With the widespread usage of HTML emails, senders can create visually appealing and engaging messages. HTML emails allow for the inclusion of branding elements, formatting styles, and multimedia content, thereby enhancing the overall presentation and user experience.
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.