Convert XLSX to TXT

XLSX is well-known format for Microsoft Excel documents that was introduced by Microsoft with the release of Microsoft Office 2007. Based on structure organized according to the Open Packaging Conventions as outlined in Part 2 of the OOXML standard ECMA-376, the new format is a zip package that contains a number of XML files. The underlying structure and files can be examined by simply unzipping the .xlsx file.

Steps to convert XLSX to TXT in C#

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

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XLSX to TXT Live Demo

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

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