Split DOCX into parts in Python

Fast Python via .NET library to split a DOCX document into a group of smaller files according to the given criteria

Use Python via .NET library to split DOCX files into parts. You can integrate the extracted DOCX pages with other data and, as a result, get documents of the form and content that you require. Splitting DOCX into parts makes it easier to collaborate on DOCX files.

Split DOCX in Python

This software library provides Python developers with a set of functions to split DOCX files into parts. Splitting a DOCX document into separate files can be used to make it easier to work with sections of a document in parallel. For example, if several people are working on one DOCX document at the same time, splitting it will allow them to speed up the work. The DOCX document splitting may be part of a technology for extracting text from DOCX files and integrating data into automated information systems or databases.

Our library provides Python developers with all the necessary functions to split DOCX files into parts and extract pages according to the specified mode. This is a stand-alone Python via .NET solution that does not need Microsoft Word, Acrobat Reader or other applications installed.

Split DOCX document into parts using Python

Split DOCX content using different criteria in Python code. You can use the following page extraction modes for DOCX documents: 'split by headings', 'split by sections', 'split page by page', 'split by page ranges'.

After splitting your DOCX file into parts, you can export the result to the required file format using the 'Document.Save' method. You can also control how the DOCX document parts are exported to HTML or EPUB using the 'DocumentPartSavingCallback' property, which will allow you to redirect output streams.

Split DOCX documents easily with our solution for Python via .NET. The following example shows how to split a DOCX document using Python:

Python code example to split a DOCX file
Input file
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Output format
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import aspose.words as aw

doc = aw.Document("Input.docx")
for page in range(0, doc.page_count):
    extractedPage = doc.extract_pages(page, 1)
    extractedPage.save(f"Output_{page + 1}.docx")
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How to split DOCX in Python

  1. Install Python via .NET library to split DOCX files programmatically.
  2. Add a library reference (import the library) to your Python project.
  3. Open the DOCX in Python.
  4. Call the 'extract_pages()' method to extract specific pages from DOCX.
  5. Get the result of DOCX splitting as separate files.

Python library to split DOCX documents

We host our Python packages in PyPi repositories. Please follow the step-by-step instructions on how to install "Aspose.Words for Python via .NET" to your developer environment.

System Requirements

This package is compatible with Python 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8 and 3.9. If you develop software for Linux, please have a look at additional requirements for gcc and libpython in Product Documentation.

Other supported DOCX split operations

You can also split DOCX to other file formats:


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