Convert DOCX to XLS

Docx is well-known format for Microsoft Word documents. Introduced from 2007 with the release of Microsoft Office 2007, the structure of this new Document format was changed from plain binary to a combination of XML and binary files. Docx files can be opened with Word 2007 and lateral versions but not with the earlier versions of MS Word which support DOC file extensions.

Steps to convert DOCX to XLS in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion allows developers to convert the DOCX file to XLS format in an easy and intuitive way just using a few lines of code as described below:

  • Create an instance of Converter class and pass source DOCX file path as a constructor parameter. You may specify absolute or relative file path as per your requirements.
  • Create an instance of SpreadsheetConvertOptions class and set Format property to GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.SpreadsheetFileType.Xls.
  • Call Converter class Convert method and pass the filename for the converted XLS file and the SpreadsheetConvertOptions object from the previous step as parameters.
// Load the source DOCX file
using (var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("sample.docx"))
{
    // Set the convert options for XLS format
   var options = new SpreadsheetConvertOptions { Format = GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.SpreadsheetFileType.Xls };
    // Convert to XLS format
    converter.Convert("converted.xls", options);
}

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DOCX to XLS Live Demo

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET provides an online DOCX to XLS converter, which allows you to try it for free and check conversion quality and accuracy.

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