Aspose.Words  for C++

Redact ODT Formats in C++

Native and high performance ODT document sensitive redaction information using server-side Aspose.Words for C++ APIs, without the use of any software like Microsoft or Adobe PDF.

How to Redact ODT File Using C++

In order to redact ODT file, we’ll use

Aspose.Words for C++

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document redaction API for C++ platform. You can download its latest version directly, just open


package manager, search for Aspose.Words.Cpp and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.


PM> Install-Package Aspose.Words.Cpp

Steps to Redact ODT Files in C++

A basic document search and replace text in contents, comments or metadata with

Aspose.Words for C++

APIs can be done with just few lines of code. Redact sensitive information through search and replace text in contents, comments or metadata in Word documents.

  • Load ODT Document..
  • Define FindReplaceOptions.
  • Set Regular Expression Pattern
  • Use Replace method with Regex.
  • Save document.

System Requirements

Aspose.Words for C++ supports on all major platforms and Operating Systems. Please make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with C++ Runtime Environment for Windows 32 bit, Windows 64 bit and Linux 64 bit.
  • Aspose.Words for C++ DLL referenced in your project.

Redact ODT Files - C++

// Load ODT document
System::SharedPtr<Document> odt = System::MakeObject<Document>(u"Document.odt");

// Create find and replace options
System::SharedPtr<FindReplaceOptions> options = System::MakeObject<FindReplaceOptions>();

// Find and replace the text
odt->get_Range()->Replace(System::MakeObject<System::Text::RegularExpressions::Regex>(u"[s|m]ad"), u"bad", options);

// Save the updated document 
  • About Aspose.Words for C++ API

    Aspose.Words API can be used to load, view and convert Microsoft Word and OpenDocument Formats like DOC, DOCX, ODT to PDF, XPS, HTML and various other formats. You can also create new documents from scratch and save them in the supported formats. Aspose.Words is a standalone API that is suitable for server side and backend systems where high performance is required. It does not depend on any software like Microsoft or OpenOffice. ‎

    Online ODT Redaction Live Demos

    ODT What is ODT File Format

    ODT files are type of documents created with word processing applications that are based on OpenDocument Text File format. These are created with word processor applications such as free OpenOffice Writer and can hold content such as text, images, objects and styles. The ODT file is to Writer word processor what the DOCX is to Microsoft Word. Several applications including Google Docs and Google's web-based word processor included with Google Drive can open the ODT files for editing. Microsoft Word can also open ODT files and save it in to other formats such as DOC and DOCX.

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    Other Supported Redaction Documents

    Using C++, one can easily redact different formats including.

    DOC (Microsoft Word Binary Format)
    DOCX (Office 2007+ Words Document)
    DOT (Microsoft Word Template Files)
    DOTX (Microsoft Word Template File)
    HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
    MD (Markdown Language)
    MHTML (Web Page Archive Format)
    OTT (OpenDocument Standard Format)
    RTF (Rich Text Format)
    TXT (Text Document)
    XHTML (XML Text Based Markup)