Convert TXT to XLS

A file with .TXT extension represents a text document that contains plain text in the form of lines. Paragraphs in a text document are recognized by carriage returns and are used for better arrangement of file contents. A standard text document can be opened in any text editor or word processing application on different operating systems. All the text contained in such a file is in human-readable format and represented by sequence of characters.

Steps to convert TXT to XLS in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion allows developers to convert the TXT 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 TXT 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 TXT file
using (var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("sample.txt"))
{
    // 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);
}

Code Examples

Please find more use-cases and complete C# sources of our backend and frontend examples and try them for free!

TXT to XLS Live Demo

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

“Convert TXT to XLS”