Make Word using C++ library

Our powerful C++ library allows developers to programmatically create Word in just a few steps

C++ developers can easily make Word using only our powerful product API. It means that our solution will provide programmers with everything they need to create Word in C++.

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Make Word in C++ programmatically

With our C++ library developers can easily make Word from scratch. To do this, C++ developers need to perform just a few steps:

  1. Add file name
  2. Start creating a Word document using C++
  3. Save the output Word file

It is worth noting that a blank document is technically supposed to contain one paragraph, so when you programmatically create a Word document, you will get exactly that basic document structure.

Note that you can instantly add content to a newly created Word file. Thus, you will get not just an empty document, but a document containing the necessary content. For more information on how to edit a document, see the Editing page.

Create Word in C++

This C++ library allows you to programmatically create Word documents. Try our powerful functionality and see how to create Word using the following example:

Make a new DOCX using C++
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using namespace Aspose::Words;

auto doc = MakeObject<Document>();
auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc);

auto font = builder->get_Font();
font->set_Name(u"Courier New");
font->set_Color(System::Drawing::Color::get_Blue());
font->set_Size(36);
font->set_HighlightColor(System::Drawing::Color::get_Yellow());

builder->Write(u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a.");

doc->Save(u"Output.docx");
using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); doc->Save(u"Output.docx"); using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); auto saveOptions = MakeObject<PdfSaveOptions>(); saveOptions->get_OutlineOptions()->get_BookmarksOutlineLevels()->Add(u"Aspose bookmark", 1); doc->Save(u"Output.docx", saveOptions);
using namespace Aspose::Words;

auto doc = MakeObject<Document>();

auto run = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed.");
auto para = doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph();
para->AppendChild(run);

auto comment = MakeObject<Comment>(doc, u"John Doe", u"JD", System::DateTime::get_Today());
comment->SetText(u"Quisque fringilla leo.");

auto commentRangeStart = MakeObject<CommentRangeStart>(doc, comment->get_Id());
auto commentRangeEnd = MakeObject<CommentRangeEnd>(doc, comment->get_Id());

run->get_ParentNode()->InsertBefore(commentRangeStart, run);
run->get_ParentNode()->InsertAfter(commentRangeEnd, run);
commentRangeEnd->get_ParentNode()->InsertAfter(comment, commentRangeEnd);

comment->AddReply(u"Jane Doe", u"JD", System::DateTime::get_Now(),
    u"Pellentesque vel sapien justo.");

doc->Save(u"Output.docx");
using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); doc->Save(u"Output.docx"); using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); auto saveOptions = MakeObject<PdfSaveOptions>(); saveOptions->get_OutlineOptions()->get_BookmarksOutlineLevels()->Add(u"Aspose bookmark", 1); doc->Save(u"Output.docx", saveOptions);
using namespace Aspose::Words;

auto doc = MakeObject<Document>();
auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc);

auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. ");
auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a.");
doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun);
doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun);

builder->MoveTo(secondRun);
builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark");
// If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph.
if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL)
    builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling());
else
    builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph());
builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark");

doc->Save(u"Output.docx");
using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); doc->Save(u"Output.docx"); using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); auto saveOptions = MakeObject<PdfSaveOptions>(); saveOptions->get_OutlineOptions()->get_BookmarksOutlineLevels()->Add(u"Aspose bookmark", 1); doc->Save(u"Output.docx", saveOptions);
using namespace Aspose::Words;

auto doc = MakeObject<Document>();
auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc);

auto shape = builder->InsertChart(ChartType::Pie, 432, 252);
auto chart = shape->get_Chart();
chart->get_Title()->set_Text(u"Demo Chart");

chart->get_Series()->Clear();
chart->get_Series()->Add(u"Series 1",
    MakeArray<String>({ u"Category1", u"Category2", u"Category3" }),
    MakeArray<double>({ 2.7, 3.2, 0.8 }));

doc->Save(u"Output.docx");
using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); doc->Save(u"Output.docx"); using namespace Aspose::Words; auto doc = MakeObject<Document>(); auto builder = MakeObject<DocumentBuilder>(doc); auto firstRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Proin eros metus, sagittis sed. "); auto secondRun = MakeObject<Run>(doc, u"Morbi enim nunc faucibus a."); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(firstRun); doc->get_FirstSection()->get_Body()->get_FirstParagraph()->AppendChild(secondRun); builder->MoveTo(secondRun); builder->StartBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); // If NextSibling is null, then most likely this is the last Run in the Paragraph. if (secondRun->get_NextSibling() != NULL) builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_NextSibling()); else builder->MoveTo(secondRun->get_ParentParagraph()); builder->EndBookmark(u"Aspose bookmark"); auto saveOptions = MakeObject<PdfSaveOptions>(); saveOptions->get_OutlineOptions()->get_BookmarksOutlineLevels()->Add(u"Aspose bookmark", 1); doc->Save(u"Output.docx", saveOptions);
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How to make Word in C++

  1. Install 'Aspose.Words for C++'
  2. Add a library reference (import the library) to your C++ project
  3. Create a new Word document
  4. Call the 'Save()' method, passing the file name
  5. Get the result as a separate file

C++ library to create Word

There are three options to install Aspose.Words for C++ to your developer environment. Please choose one that resembles your needs and follow the step-by-step instructions:

System Requirements

You can use this C++ library to develop software on Microsoft Windows, Linux and macOS operating systems:

  • GCC >= 6.3.0 and Clang >= 3.9.1 are required for Linux
  • Xcode >= 12.5.1, Clang and libc++ are required for macOS

If you develop software for Linux or macOS, please check information on additional library dependencies (fontconfig and mesa-glu open-source packages) in Product Documentation.

Other supported file formats

You can create documents in other file formats:

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