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Free FODS to MD conversion via python

Use free app or Python SDK to convert between FODS & MD as well as several popular formats from Microsoft® Excel.

Python Code for Converting FODS to MD

#Converting FODS to HTML
wordsApi = asposewordscloud.apis.wordss_api.WordsApi(GetClientId(),GetClientSecret(),"v3.0")
result = cellsApi.cells_workbook_put_convert_workbook(file+".FODS",format="HTML")

    #Converting HTML to MD
wordsApi = asposewordscloud.apis.wordss_api.WordsApi(GetClientId(),GetClientSecret(),"v3.0")

request_save_options_data = asposewordscloud.HtmlSaveOptionsData(file_name=file.HTML + '/file.MD')
request = asposewordscloud.models.requests.SaveAsRequest(name=remote_name, save_options_data=request_save_options_data, folder=remote_folder)
result = wordsApi.words_api.save_as(request)

How to convert FODS to MD in Cloud Apps

  1. Initialize WordsApi and CellsApi with Client Id, Client Secret, Base URL & API version
  2. Set ConvertDocumentRequest with parameters local file name and format as HTML
  3. Call WordsApi convertDocument to convert FODS document to HTML
  4. Initialize SaveOption from CellsAPI with parameters SaveFormat as MD
  5. Call cellsSaveAsPostDocumentSaveAs method to convert FODS file to MD

Get Started with Aspose.Total REST APIs

  1. Create an account at Dashboard to get free API quota & authorization details
  2. Get Aspose.Words and Aspose.Cells Cloud SDKs for Python source code from Aspose.Words GitHub and Aspose.Cells GitHub repos to compile/use the SDK yourself or head to the Releases for alternative download options.
  3. Also have a look at Swagger-based API Reference for Aspose.Words and Aspose.Cells to know more about the REST API.

How to Convert Excel FODS to other formats

Convert FODS to HTML using Aspose.Cells then feed the HTML to any of the Aspose.Total APIs like Aspose.Words, Aspose.PDF, Aspose.Email, Aspose.Slides, Aspose.Diagram, Aspose.Tasks, Aspose.3D, Aspose.HTML to export the result in 100+ popular file formats.

For all the supported formats please visit Aspose.Total Cloud page

How to convert MS Excel FODS to Image formats

Aspose.Cells Cloud SDK produces few quick and easy ways to convert MS Excel files to various image formats similar to what we have done above for MD: by direct REST API calls or using SDKs. There are multiple image formats accessible for converting Excel sheets with Aspose.Cells Cloud APIs - JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, and TIFF.

  1. Create SaveOption object and set desire format using SaveFormat property.
  2. Create ConvertDocumentRequest object to convert FODS document
  3. Call SaveAsPostDocument method of CellsApi class instance for conversion from FODS

How to Convert FODS to PDF

For FODS to PDF, you need to go to the web page FODS to PDF and upload the FODS file from your device. Then, you need to click on the “Convert” button and wait for the conversion to finish. After that, you can download the PDF file to your device.

How to Convert Webpage to MD format

For Webpage to MD format conversion, you need to go to the website Webpage to MD and enter the URL of the webpage you want to convert in the input box. Then, you need to click on the “Convert” button and wait for the conversion to finish. After that, you can download the MD file to your device.

FAQ

  • What is FODS Format?
    A file with .fods extension is a type of OpenDocument Spreadsheet document format that stores data in rows and columns. The format is specified as part of ODF 1.2 specifications published and maintained by OASIS. FODS files cannot be opened with Excel, another Spreadsheet software application by Microsoft. FODS files can be saved as ODS using LibreOffice and can be converted to other formats such as XLS and XLSX.
  • What is MD Format?
    Text files created with Markdown language dialects is saved with .md or .MARKDOWN file extension. MD files are saved in plain text format that uses Markdown language which also includes inline text symbols, defining how a text can be formatted such as indentations, table formatting, fonts, and headers. MD files can be converted to HTML with a program called Markdown. Markdown language is released by John Gruber.
  • How can I get started with Aspose.Total REST APIs?
    Quickstart not only guides through the initialization of Aspose.Total Cloud API, it also helps in installing the required libraries.
  • Where can I see the release notes for Aspose.Total Cloud API?
    Complete release notes can be reviewed at Aspose.Total Cloud Documentation.
  • Is it safe to convert FODS to MD in the Cloud?
    Of course! Aspose Cloud uses Amazon EC2 cloud servers that guarantee the security and resilience of the service. Please read more about Aspose's Security Practices.
  • What file formats are supported by Aspose.Total Cloud API?
    Aspose.Total Cloud can convert file formats from any product family to any other product family to PDF, DOCX, XPS, image(TIFF, JPEG, PNG BMP), MD and more. Checkout the complete list of supported file formats.
  • I can not find the SDK for my favorite language. What should I do?
    Aspose.Total Cloud is also available as a Docker Container. Try using it with cURL in case your required SDK is not available yet.