I think VeryPDF Document Converter (docPrint Pro) can help you convert Excel to PCL via, because it is a professional application which has the capacity to convert any printable files to most image file formats. I often use VeryPDF docPrint Pro to convert documents to image files such as PCL. This article will explain how to use docPrint Pro to convert Excel via .
Firstly, please download VeryPDF docPrint Pro. If you want to try it, you can click docPrint Proto download the trial version, which can be used free for 50 times. As a matter of fact, VeryPDF docPrint Pro has a version and a GUI version. In the rest part of this article, VeryPDF docPrint Pro only refers to the command line version.
Secondly, please open the command prompt window. Under Windows XP, people usually use the following way to open the command prompt window: click Start in the left down corner of the screen, > select Run on the Start menu. >Type cmd in the Run dialog box. > Press Enter on the keyboard. As soon as the command prompt window pops out, you can proceed to the next step.
Thirdly, please type a command line in the command prompt window. The following is the usage of the executable file: doc2pdf [options] <-i Document Files> [-o Output]. In a command line, the items enclosed by square brackets are not essential, while the items enclosed by angle brackets are essential.
The following examples are some command lines which can be used to convert Excel to PCL.
- “C:\docPrint Pro v5.0\doc2pdf.exe” -i D:\in.xlsx -o E:\out.pcl
- “C:\docPrint Pro v5.0\doc2pdf.exe” -i D:\*.xls -o E:\*.pcl
The first command line can convert a single Excel to PCL. The second command line can convert all the Excel files in the root folder on disk D to PCL. Attention, if some words in a path are separated by spaces, quotation marks are required to enclose the entire path like “C:\docPrint Pro v5.0\doc2pdf.exe”. Don’t forget to press Enter after you type a command line.
This is the method I use to convert Excel to PCL via command line. If you have a better idea, please do share it with me.