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Export images to a word document


Yacine El Gharbi

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Hi!

I've been searching in the community on how to export images from spotfire via Ironpython. It seems that everyone is talking about the exporting to a power point file. In my project Word is more convenient! Is it possible to write a script that export the viusalizations from spotfire to a word template Please share your ideas in this matter! Thank you.

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There is no direct API available in Spotfire to export an image to Word.

One workaround is may be to export the image to a folder and then use the Microsoft API for Word document (if new) to create a new file and add these images.

Below is a sample script on how to export images

from Spotfire.Dxp.Application.Visuals import *

from System.Drawing import Size

from System.Threading import CancellationToken

from Spotfire.Dxp.Application.Visuals import RenderResultSettings

 

 

s=Size(500,500)

rrs=RenderResultSettings(s)

vrs=VisualRenderSettings()

vrs.ShowAnnotations=Visibility.Visible

vrs.ShowLegend=Visibility.Visible

vrs.ShowTitle=Visibility.Visible

ct=CancellationToken()

#viz is a script parameter referencing the visualization to be exported

rresult=viz.RenderAsync(rrs,vrs,ct)

img=rresult.Result.AsImage()

img.Save("C://temp//viz.png")

 

#Note - "Execute in transaction" checkbox is unchecked before running the script

 

https://docs.tibco.com/pub/doc_remote/sfire_dev/area/doc/api/TIB_sfire-a...

https://docs.tibco.com/pub/doc_remote/sfire_dev/area/doc/api/TIB_sfire-a...

https://docs.tibco.com/pub/doc_remote/sfire_dev/area/doc/api/TIB_sfire-a...

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The script I shared will export the visualization as an Image this is all part of the Spotfire API. but there is no Spotfire API to create a word document. So once images are exported , I was suggesting for you to check if there is any API avaialble from Microsoft which allows to create a word document and providing the images from Spotfire.Then you can add also those into the IronPython script before and test.

Something like this may be,https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/microsoft.office.interop.word.applicationclassview=word-pia

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