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Dopbox API downloading xls file as pdf

Dopbox API downloading xls file as pdf

barathseshadri
Explorer | Level 3

I was looking at the dropbox API and I noticed that download doesn't take a file format to download as and getPreview doesn't convert .xls to .pdf , but does an html conversion. Is there another way to convert .xls to .pdf through the API even it involves multiple steps?

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Re: Dopbox API downloading xls file as pdf

Greg-DB
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No, the Dropbox API doesn't offer a way to get a PDF version of a .xls file, but I'll pass this along as a feature request. 

That being the case, you'd need to download the original .xls file data (using the download method you mentioned, which always returns the raw data) and convert that to PDF in your app's code.

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Re: Dopbox API downloading xls file as pdf

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

No, the Dropbox API doesn't offer a way to get a PDF version of a .xls file, but I'll pass this along as a feature request. 

That being the case, you'd need to download the original .xls file data (using the download method you mentioned, which always returns the raw data) and convert that to PDF in your app's code.

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