Word to Text and Text to Word Conversions

16 Oct 2020 / 1 minute to read

The Essential DocIO converts the Word document into the Text file and vice versa. The following code example shows how to convert the Word document into text file.

//Load a template document.
WordDocument document = new WordDocument("Template.docx");
//Save the document as a text file.
document.save("WordToText.txt", FormatType.Txt);
//Close the document.
document.close();

The following code example shows how to convert a text file into a Word document.

//Load a text file.
WordDocument document = new WordDocument("Template.txt");
//Save the document as a text file.
document.save("TextToWord.docx", FormatType.Docx);
//Close the document.
document.close();

The following code example shows how to retrieve the Word document contents as a plain text.

//Load a template document.
WordDocument document = new WordDocument("Template.docx");
//Get the document text.
String text = document.getText();
//Create a new Word document.
WordDocument newdocument = new WordDocument();
//Add a new section.
IWSection section = newdocument.addSection();
//Add a new paragraph.
IWParagraph paragraph = section.addParagraph();
//Append the text to the paragraph.
paragraph.appendText(text);
//Save and close the document.
newdocument.save("Sample.docx");
newdocument.close();
document.close();