Spreadsheet Document API

Read/Write Microsoft Excel Documents

A high performance and fully-functional API to work with Microsoft Excel documents. Our Spreadsheet Document API ships with the following integrated features:

  • Microsoft Excel compatibility (XLS, XLSX, XLSM, CSV, TEXT)
  • Print / Export to PDF and HTML
  • Built-in formula calculation engine with 400+ functions
  • Document Protection / Encryption
  • Charts, Sparklines, Pictures and Shapes
  • Data Binding
  • Mail Merge
  • Pivot Tables

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Spreadsheet File API - XLS, XLSX, CSV

PDF Document API

Create and Manipulate PDF Documents

The DevExpress PDF Document API ships with the following integrated features:

  • Merge / Split PDF Documents
  • Interactive Forms
  • Text Markup Annotations
  • Document Signing
  • Password Protection
  • Text Search and Extraction
  • Print and Export

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Word (RTF) Document API

Read/Write Microsoft Word Documents

The DevExpress Word (RTF) Document API is a word processing engine designed to fully automate common word processing requirements and use-case scenarios. It is the non-visual equivalent of the DevExpress RichEdit Control. Integrated features include:

  • Supported File Formats: DOC, DOCX, RTF, ODT, TXT, and more
  • Read / Write HTML Documents
  • Print / Export to PDF
  • Mail Merge with Master-Detail Support
  • Merge / Split Documents
  • Document Protection
  • Right-to-Left (RTL) Support

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Rich Text File API - DOC, DOCX, RTF

Digital Signatures

Sign Microsoft Office documents and PDFs.

The DevExpress Office File API ships with integrated digital signature support. You can electronically sign Microsoft Word documents, Microsoft Excel workbooks, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF files.

Our Digital Signature API allows you to execute the following actions:

  • digitally sign Office files and PDFs;
  • configure signature options;
  • validate digital signatures in MS Office documents;
  • remove signatures.

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Digital Signatures - Office File API

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FAQ - PDF Document API

Does the PDF Document API support .NET Core?

Yes. It supports .NET Core 2.1+ / NET Core 3.0+ / .NET Standard 2.0+, .NET 5. The DevExpress PDF file generation API works in apps that run on Windows, Linux, and MacOS. You can even deploy your apps on Azure.

Can I manipulate PDF content with the PDF Document API?

With our PDF Document API, you can combine multiple PDF files into one or mix, insert, delete, and rotate PDF pages. You can also extract text & images, generate background graphics, work with interactive forms, add text annotations, incorporate comments and replies to your PDF documents.

Can I convert Word and Excel documents to PDF?

Yes, can convert Word and Excel files to PDF via our Word & Spreadsheet Document API – both our included in our Office File API Subscription (included with our PDF Document API).

Can I protect PDF documents using the DevExpress PDF Document API for .NET?

You can protect your documents with a password or apply permissions to prevent copy operations, modifications, or restrict printing.

And of course, our PDF Document API allows you to lock-down your PDF files via digital signatures. For more information, please review the following webpage: https://docs.devexpress.com/OfficeFileAPI/118621/pdf-document-api/document-security

How do I get started with the PDF Document API?

FAQ - Word Processing API

Is Microsoft Office required for the DevExpress Word Processing Document API?

No, you do not need a copy of Microsoft Office to generate DOC, DOCx files.

What can I do with the DevExpress Word Processing Document API?

You can manage and modify text documents through files, streams and byte arrays. You can print and export DOC/DOCx to PDF, merge or split documents, generate new documents using templates, modify content, protect documents with passwords and digital signatures, and convert documents to different rich text & image file formats.

Does the Word Processing Document API support .NET Core?

Yes. It supports .NET Core 2.1+ / NET Core 3.0+ / .NET Standard 2.0+. Our Word Processing file API is also compatible with .NET 5. The DevExpress Word Processing file generation API works in apps that run on Windows, Linux, and MacOS. You can even deploy your apps on Azure.

How do I get started with the Word Processing Document API?

FAQ - Spreadsheet Document API

Is MS Office required for the Spreadsheet Document API to work with documents?

No, you do not need a copy of Microsoft Excel to generate XLS, XLSx files.

What can I do with data and files using the Spreadsheet Document API?

You can manage spreadsheet or Excel documents through files, streams and byte arrays, print and export spreadsheets to PDF, merge-split spreadsheet documents, generate spreadsheets using templates, modify spreadsheet content, analyze and visualize data, protect spreadsheets with passwords and digital signatures, and convert documents to different spreadsheet and image file formats.

Does the DevExpress Spreadsheet Document API support .NET Core?

Yes. It supports .NET Core 2.1+ / NET Core 3.0+ / .NET Standard 2.0+. Our Spreadsheet Document API is also compatible with .NET 5. The DevExpress Spreadsheet file generation API works in apps that run on Windows, Linux, and MacOS. You can even deploy your apps on Azure.

How do I get started with the Spreadsheet Document API?