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HTML output to winword RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am looking for a suitable solution for the following scenario.

    I have an input which is HTML data (ex. <b>this is a test</b><i>help</i>). I need to add this data to a cell in a table via word automation. Is there a way I can get only the rendered HTML of the above data and add it to the document ?

    -Rupesh

    Monday, July 11, 2011 3:14 AM

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  • Hi Rupesh

    In order for HTML to appear "with formatting" in Word a conversion must take place.

    Either you have to program the conversion (you could, for example, create an XSLT (transform) for HTML to WordProcssingML or WordOpenXML; I believe there are also third-party tools you can license).

    Or you have to let Word's converter do the job. Word's converter only kicks in when you: 1) open a file, 2) insert a file or 3) paste HTML from the Clipboard. Your program could, for example, "stream" the html to a file then use the InsertFile method to put it into the target Range.


    Cindy Meister, VSTO/Word MVP
    Monday, July 11, 2011 10:20 AM
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  • Hi Rupesh,

     

    Thanks for your post.

     

    It seems that you want to export ASP.NET page to Word. Are you trying to do the processing in server-side?

    If so, have a look at this sample code:

    Export ASP.NET page to Word, Excel or PDF

     

    And these two examples about generating Word document in server-side via Open XML

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/bb735940(office.12).aspx

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc163526.aspx

     

    I hope this helps.


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    Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6:24 AM
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