Convert PCL to OFT using Python

PCL to OFT conversion in your Python Applications without installing Microsoft Word® or Outlook.


Why to Convert PCL to OFT?

PCL (Printer Command Language) is a page description language developed by Hewlett-Packard (HP) to provide a way to control output devices such as laser printers. It is a language used to control the output of a printer. OFT (Outlook File Template) is a file format used by Microsoft Outlook to store email messages, contacts, calendar items, tasks, and other data. It is a proprietary file format used by Microsoft Outlook to store email messages, contacts, calendar items, tasks, and other data. Converting PCL to OFT allows users to access their data in Outlook, which is a widely used email client.

How Aspose.Total helps for PCL to OFT 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 provides a comprehensive set of APIs to work with various file formats. It includes Aspose.Words for Python via .NET and Aspose.Email for Python via .NET APIs that are part of Aspose.Total for Python via .NET package. These APIs makes the conversion of PCL to OFT easy using Python. It’s a two step process, firstly load the Word file and render it into HTML via Aspose.Words for Python via .NET . Secondly load the converted HTML using Aspose.Email for Python via .NET and save it into OFT format. This process is automated and can be done quickly and easily with the help of Aspose.Total for Python via .NET.

How to Convert PCL to OFT in Python

  • Open the source PCL file using Document class
  • Call the save method while specifying output HTML file path and relevant HTML Save options as parameter. So your PCL file is converted to HTML at the specified path
  • Now Load the saved HTML file using MailMessage.load
  • Call the save method with relevant file path. So finally the PCL is converted

Conversion Requirements

  • For PCL to OFT 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.words and 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

Save PCL To OFT in Python


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