Why to Convert
For a Python developer, the need to convert Word documents to XLTM format may arise due to various reasons. XLTM format is a Microsoft Excel macro-enabled template format which allows users to store and share their workbooks with macros. It is a great way to store and share workbooks with macros, as it is a secure format and is not prone to virus attacks.
How Aspose.Total helps for Word to XLTM Conversion
Aspose.Total for Python via .NET API is a full package of various APIs dealing different formats. It can help to automate the conversion process of Word documents to XLTM format. The conversion process is mainly in two steps. Firstly, Aspose.Words for Python via .NET API is used to convert Word file to HTML. After that, Excel Python API Aspose.Cells for Python via .NET is used to save the created HTML into desired Microsoft Excel format. This API is very easy to use and provides a great way to automate the conversion process. It also provides a wide range of features such as support for various file formats, support for various languages, support for various platforms, and much more.
How to Convert WORD to XLTM in Python
- Step 1 Open the source WORD file using Document class
- Save WORD file to HTML by using Save method by providing the file name and desired directory path
- Step 2 Load HTML file with an instance of Workbook class with file and LoadOptions as parameters
- Call the
savemethod while specifying output XLTM file path. So your WORD file is converted to XLTM at the specified path
- For WORD to XLTM conversion, Python 3.5 or later is required
- Reference APIs within the project directly from PyPI ( Aspose.Words and Aspose.Cells )
- Or use the following pip commands
pip install aspose.wordsand
pip install aspose-cells-python
- Moreover, Microsoft Windows or Linux based OS (see more for Words and Cells ) and for Linux check additional requirements for gcc and libpython and follow step by step instructions
Save WORD To HTML in Python - Step 1
Save HTML To XLTM in Python - Step 2
Free Online Converter for WORD to XLTM
- How can I convert WORD to XLTM Online?Above, you'll find an integrated online app for WORD conversion. To get started, simply add your WORD file by dragging and dropping it into the designated white area, or by clicking inside the area to import the document. Once your WORD file is uploaded, click the "Convert" button to begin the WORD to XLTM conversion process. When the conversion is complete, you can instantly download your newly converted XLTM file with just one click.
- How long does it take to convert WORD?The online converter we offer works quickly, but its performance primarily depends on the size of your WORD file. Smaller WORD files can be converted to XLTM in just a few seconds. If you're integrating the conversion code within a .NET application, the conversion speed will depend on how well your application has been optimized for this process.
- Is it safe to convert WORD to XLTM using free Aspose.Total converter?Of course! This online converter ensures the safety of your files, including WORD file conversions. Your uploaded files are deleted after 24 hours, and the download links will not be accessible after this time period. Rest assured that no one has access to your files. Above free app is for testing purposes so that you can check the result before integrating the code.
- What browser should I use to convert WORD?The online WORD to XLTM converter can be used on any modern browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari. However, if you are developing a desktop application, the Aspose.Total WORD Conversion API can provide a smooth and reliable solution for your needs.
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What is WORD File Format?
Microsoft Word is a widely used word processing software that provides various file formats for saving and sharing documents. Understanding the different file formats in Word is important for compatibility, accessibility, and preserving formatting.
The default file format in Word is DOC (Word Document). DOC files are compatible with older versions of Word but may have limitations in compatibility with other software applications. However, with the introduction of newer versions, the DOCX (Word Open XML Document) format has gained popularity. DOCX offers advantages such as smaller file sizes, improved data recovery, and enhanced compatibility with other programs.
In addition to DOC and DOCX, Word supports other file formats like PDF (Portable Document Format). PDF files are widely used for sharing and publishing documents because they retain the formatting, layout, and fonts of the original document, ensuring consistent viewing across different devices and platforms.
Word also allows saving documents in formats like RTF (Rich Text Format) and TXT (Plain Text). RTF files maintain basic formatting and are compatible with various word processing applications. TXT files store plain text without any formatting and are commonly used for transferring text between different software programs.
For compatibility with open-source software and online platforms, Word supports formats like ODT (OpenDocument Text) and HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). ODT files can be used with software like LibreOffice and Google Docs, while HTML files allow documents to be displayed in web browsers.
What is XLTM File Format?
The XLTM file format, also known as an Excel Macro-Enabled Template file, is a file format used in Microsoft Office Excel to store spreadsheet templates that contain macros. Introduced in Excel 2007, this file format is based on the Microsoft Excel Open XML Format Spreadsheet.
XLTM files serve as a convenient way to save macros written in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) within a spreadsheet. Macros are sets of instructions that automate tasks in Excel. Similar to the XLSM file format, XLTM files can store macros; however, they have an additional feature: the ability to be used as templates for other Excel files.
When an XLTM template is used to create a new workbook, the macros from the template are copied into the new file. This allows users to execute the macros within the newly created workbook. This feature is particularly useful for creating reusable templates. For example, a template could be designed with macros that generate a monthly report. By using the XLTM template each month, a new workbook is created with the macros automatically generating the report based on the data in the workbook.
XLTM files are also valuable for sharing macros with others. A user can create a template with macros, such as a report generation template, and then send it via email to another user. The recipient can open the template in Excel and utilize the macros to generate the desired report.