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Word Compression and Decompression in Visual C#.NET Project

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RasterEdge .NET Imaging SDK provides comprehensive image and document editing features that allow developers and end-users to easily incorporate robust Word document compression and decompression functionalities into your document management system. By compressing the image and embedded object you can get a Word doc with reduced size. With the Office Word document compressed, users will find it more convenient for file transfer or sending the docx file through email attachment.
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  • Written in Visual C#.NET pure code
  • Compatible with .NET Framework 2.0 and later versions
  • Easy to integrate into .NET development application such as MS Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 / 2010
  • Efficiently reduce Microsoft Office Word document size using C# code
  • Compress size for images and embedded object in Word in C# programming
  • Easier to send Word to another user or through email with a minimum size
This tutorial page is aimed to help .NET developers learn how to compress & decompress a Word document in C#. Here are the sections with examples that are going to be talked about:
  • How to create a C# Word processing project
  • C# methods for Word compression & decompression
  • C# sample codes to compress & decompress Word
Besides this Word compressor and decompressor, RasterEdge also provides libraries and tutorials for C# developers to compress and decompress other file formats, such as JBIG2, JPEG2000, TIFF and other image file. View more here:
How to Create a C# Project
In order to use the Word compressor and decompressor library, developers need to create a Visual C# application in your Microsoft Visual Studio first. Then you can load the target Word into your program for later compression and decompression conduct. Please follow the steps below to create a C# application first:
  1. Open Visual Studio 2005 or greater versions and create a C#.NET Windows project;
  2. Download the RasterEdge .NET Imaging SDK and unzip it;
  3. Run the exe file in the package to get an evaluation license, and copy the generated RasterEdgeLicense.txt to your project;
  4. Now please copy the Word processing DLLs to your project: RasterEdge.Imaging.Basic.dll & RasterEdge.Imaging.MSWordDocx.dll;
  5. Add those two RasterEdge assemblies to C# project reference by right-clicking on the References folder.
C# Word Compress & Decompress Methods
Here are the Visual C# methods you will use in order to compress and decompress Microsoft Office Word (.docx) document in C# application. Using these methods, developers will find it easy to create single or bulk Word compression & depression process(es). Images within the Word doc will be compressed to get you the Word file with a shrinked size, and then you can save both the original and compressed files to your local directory for later use.
private void DocumentCompression(string inFile, string outFile, ImageEncoder encoder);
private void DocumentDecompression(string inFile, string outFile, ImageDecoder Decoder);
C#.NET Code to Compress & Decompress Word
When your Microsoft Office Word document contain large amounts of formatting code and / or embedded images, they can cause your doxc file to be extremely large, which is not suitable for transferring or emailing. However, if you have already created a C# project in your VS program, you can simply copy the C# sample codes below to compress the Word document file to a minimum size.
On the other hand, this Word processing library control also provides function for you to decompress a Word document to get better idea of the embedded image or object. Just copy the second chunk of C# sample code to your project for a test!

Word Compression in C#.NET

using System.IO;
using System.Drawing.Printing;
using RasterEdge.Imaging;
using RasterEdge.Imaging.Codec.Compression;
using RasterEdge.Imaging.MSWordDocx;

DocumentCompression.infile(@"C:\1.docx");
DocumentCompression.Outfile(@"C:\2.docx");
DocumentEncoder = DocumentEncoder.Group3Encoding

RasterEdgeImaging Document = new RasterEdgeDocumentg();
Image. DocumentCompression(@"C:\1.docx", "C:\2.docx", DocumentEncoder DocumentEncoder.Group3Encoding);

Word Decompression in C#.NET

using System.IO;
using System.Drawing.Printing;
using RasterEdge.Imaging;
using RasterEdge.Imaging.Codec.Decompression;
using RasterEdge.Imaging.MSWordDocx;

DocumentDecompression.infile(@"C:\1.docx");
DocumentDecompression.Outfile(@"C:\2.docx");
DocumentDecoder = DocumentDecoder.Group3Decoding

RasterEdgeImaging Document = new RasterEdgeDocument ();
Document. DocumentDecompression(@"C:\1.docx", "C:\2.docx", DocumentDecoder DocumentDecoder.Group3Decoding);
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