Print MS Office Excel to EMF by command line

By using the command line application MiniPrint.exe, you can easily realize the conversion from MS Office excel to emf because it can convert any printable documents to various image formats. The command line application can also be called by software developers in their applications to implement the functions they need.

MiniPrint. exe is one internal application in the SDK Mini EMF Printer Driver which is specially designed for software developers. The SDK supplies callable virtual printer and interfaces for users to call in their applications. To use the command line application, you should click here to download Mini EMF Printer Driver to your computer at first and install it according to the installation wizard.

You can buy the developer license of Mini EMF Printer Driver at the purchasing website: The developer license you get allows you to freely develop your software with the help of Mini EMF Printer Driver or redistribute related components to your applications without any fees.

Please see the following contents which are about converting xls to emf format file by the command line application MiniPrint.exe. You should finish the operations shown below.

The first step is to open the MS-DOS interface by one of the following given ways. You can click “Start”—“Run” to open “Run” dialog box. In “Open” combo box of the dialog box, you should input “cmd” and click “OK” button. You can also hold and press “Window” button and hit “R” on your keyboard to open “Run” dialog box, which is a quick way.

The second step is to input the command line in MS-DOS command line window to convert excel to emf. There is an example below and you can learn something about the commands.

"C:\Program Files\VeryPDF Mini EMF Printer v2.0\emf_printer_driver\miniprint.exe" "C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\demo\excel\Book1.xls" C:\yoyo.emf

In the command line, there are three parts:

(1) "C:\Program Files\VeryPDF Mini EMF Printer v2.0\emf_printer_driver\miniprint.exe" is the absolute path of MiniPrint.exe. You can drag the file into command line window instead of inputting a so long path word by word.

(2) "C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\demo\excel\Book1.xls" is the absolute path of source file, which can also be dragged into MS-DOS prompt window.

(3) C:\yoyo.emf is the absolute path of target file, which must be set by you.

So there is a basic template for the command line for converting excel to emf for your reference.

miniprint.exe C:\in.xls C:\out.emf

To learn more information about Mini EMF Printer Driver, you should visit its homepage:

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