Word to PDF in Sharepoint Online RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm using SharePoint Online Document Library for a document management project. I need to convert word/excel/ppt documents to PDF while uploading it to document library. I'm using Visual Studio 2013 for creating apps and deploying it. I'm using jQuery and Sharepoint Online REST api for saving and retrieving data as well as document uploading. My question is:

    1. Is there any API which can convert office files to PDF in Sharepoint Online? Does Office 365 provide any API to accomplish that in Sharepoint Online?

    2. If not, what is the best possible work around?

    I'm new to Sharepoint Online and really need your help

    -- Abisanka

    Saturday, September 5, 2015 10:18 AM


  • There  is no API that you can use from SharePoint Online. Once office files are uploaded they can be downloaded or printed as PDF using the standard Office Web Apps. If your solution requires that they be converted before uploading then I would suggest you convert them before uploading them using third party API's such as Aspose.

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    Sunday, September 6, 2015 3:47 AM