.NET APIs to manipulate Word documents
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Aspose.Words for .NET
Aspose.Words for .NET is an advanced Word document processing API that enables you to perform a wide range of document processing tasks directly within your .NET applications.
Aspose.Words for .NET supports DOC, OOXML, RTF, HTML, OpenDocument, PDF, XPS, EPUB and other formats. With Aspose.Words you can view, generate, modify, convert, render and print documents without using Microsoft Word.
At A Glance
An overview of the main conversion, rendering and reporting capabilities of Aspose.Words for .NET.
- Business Objects
- LINQ Reporting Engine
- .NET Graphics
- PNG, JPEG, BMP, GIF
- XPS, OpenXPS
- PDF, PDF/A-1a, PDF/A-1b
- PostScript (PS)
- XamlFixed, XamlFlow or XamlFlowPack
Aspose.Words for .NET supports the .NET framework ASP, ColdFusion, Perl, Power Builder, PHP, Python and Mono.
- Mono 1.2 & higher
- PHP, VBScript, Delphi, C++
- Windows Azure
- Web Services
Open, Save and Convert From Word to Other File Formats
Aspose.Words for .NET supports all the popular Word Processing file formats that your business depend on. It also allows exporting or converting Word documents to fixed-layout file formats and most commonly used image/multimedia formats.
- Microsoft Word: DOC, DOCX, RTF, DOT, DOTX, DOTM, DOCM FlatOPC, FlatOpcMacroEnabled, FlatOpcTemplate, FlatOpcTemplateMacroEnabled
- OpenOffice: ODT, OTT
- WordprocessingML: XML
- Web: HTML, MHTML
- Text: TXT
- Fixed Layout: PDF, PDF/A, XPS, OpenXPS, PostScript (PS)
- Images: TIFF, JPEG, PNG, BMP, SVG, EMF, GIF
- Web: HtmlFixed
- Others: PCL, SWF, EPUB, XamlFixed, XamlFlow, XamlFlowPack
Advanced .NET Word Document Processing API Features
Perform mail merge & generate reports
Insert formatted text, paragraphs, images and tables
Populate tables using data retrieved from database
Create mailing labels
Move sections between documents
Mail merge data from multiple tables
Insert watermark to document
Format date and numeric fields during mail merge
Join and split documents
Load encrypted documents
Find and replace text, enumerate over document content
Preserve or extract OLE objects and ActiveX controls
Preserve or remove VBA macros
Preserve VBA macros' digital signature
Detect digital signatures
Insert HTML contents
Interconvert document format
Rendering, Printing & Viewing Word Documents
Aspose.Words for .NET allows you to print or convert whole documents or even individual pages from Word documents to a number of image formats. You can also render (draw) any document page onto a .NET Graphic object while setting the size and zoom level to create thumbnails or for displaying images in browser.
Aspose.Words for .NET has its own rendering engine specially designed for rendering & printing with highest of fidelity to the Microsoft Word. Developers find it easy to print or preview documents within their own applications, this is due to Aspose.Words for .NET's integration with the .NET printing infrastructure and the ability to completely customize the process.
Programming with Document Object Model
Aspose.Words for .NET allows you to create, build and modify documents - including document formatting with an intuitive document object model that consists of over 100 classes.
.NET developers can programmatically create, modify, extract and replace all document elements including sections, headers, footers, paragraphs, lists, tables, text, fields, hyperlinks, bookmarks and images. The API also allows to specify detailed formatting for drawing objects including shapes, textboxes, images, OLE objects and controls.
Reporting & Mail Merge
You can easily use the Aspose.Words for .NET API as a fully featured reporting solution. Design your reports in Microsoft Word and then allow Aspose.Words for .NET to populate documents with data from a number of data sources.
Aspose.Words for .NET allows developers to use standard Microsoft Word mail merge fields in reports. Additionally, you can use the API's extended syntax for mail merge fields to perform more complex operations during mail merge operations such as inserting images or repeatable regions whereas the data that drives the reports and mail merge can come from ResultSet objects, business objects or from a completely custom data source.
All .NET Framework Versions Supported
You can use Aspose.Words for .NET to build any type of 32-bit or 64-bit .NET applications including ASP.NET, Web Services and WinForms for any .NET Framework version from 2.0 to 4.7 in your favorite .NET languages like C# and VB.NET etc.
It is possible to use Aspose.Words for .NET via COM Interop from ASP, Perl, PHP and Python. You can even use Aspose.Words for .NET to build applications with Mono.
Microsoft Office Automation - Not Needed
Aspose.Words for .NET is built using managed code that does not need Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word to be installed on the machine to work with Word document formats. It is a perfect Microsoft Office automation alternative in terms of supported features, security, stability, scalability, speed and price.
Aspose.Words offers individual Word processing APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: