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    node-msoffice-pdf

    0.0.7 • Public • Published

    node-msoffice-pdf

    Uses edge.js + a bit of C# code to export office documents as pdfs, using Office remoting.

    Depends on office 2013 + windows.

    Installation

    npm install node-msoffice-pdf

    Usage

    var msopdf = require('node-msoffice-pdf');
     
    msopdf(null, function(error, office) { 
     
        if (error) { 
          console.log("Init failed", error);
          return;
        }
     
       /*
         There is a queue on the background thread, so adding things is non-blocking.
       */
     
       office.word({input: "infile.doc", output: "outfile.pdf"}, function(error, pdf) { 
          if (error) { 
               /* 
                   Sometimes things go wrong, re-trying usually gets the job done
                   Could not get remoting to repiably not crash on my laptop
               */
               console.log("Woops", error);
           } else { 
               console.log("Saved to", pdf);
           }
       });
     
     
       office.excel({input: "infile.xlsx", output: "outfile.pdf"}, function(error, pdf) { 
           if (error) { 
               console.log("Woops", error);
           } else { 
               console.log("Saved to", pdf);
           }
       });
     
     
       office.powerPoint({input: "infile.pptx", output: "outfile.pdf"}, function(error, pdf) { 
           if (error) { 
               console.log("Woops", error);
           } else { 
               console.log("Saved to", pdf);
           }
       });
     
       /*
         Word/PowerPoint/Excel remain open (for faster batch conversion)
     
         To clean them up, and to wait for the queue to finish processing
       */
     
       office.close(null, function(error) { 
           if (error) { 
               console.log("Woops", error);
           } else { 
               console.log("Finished & closed");
           }
       });
    });

    Contributing

    Github for issues & PR, MIT license, yada yada

    Release History

    • 0.0.7 Rly works nao
    • 0.0.5 ...
    • 0.0.4 Update README.md (x2)
    • 0.0.3 Update README.md
    • 0.0.2 (Mostly?) working prototype

    Keywords

    Install

    npm i node-msoffice-pdf

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    154

    Version

    0.0.7

    License

    MIT

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    Collaborators

    • skmp