Convert HTML Files to Word Documents in Python

Convert HTML Files to Word DOCX in Python

HTML to Word conversion is performed in various cases to convert web pages to DOCX or DOC format. Various applications use WYSIWYG HTML editors to create the documents. In that case, generating Word documents from HTML becomes a useful feature. Considering such scenarios, this article covers how to convert HTML files to Word documents programmatically in Python.

Python Library for HTML to Word Conversion

Aspose.Words for Python is a powerful and feature-rich library that lets you implement Word processing features from within the Python applications. Using the library, you can create and manipulate word processing documents seamlessly. In addition, it has a built-in document converter that provides high-fidelity conversion of Word documents. We will use Aspose.Words for Python to convert HTML files to DOCX/DOC format. You can install it into your Python applications using the following pip command.

pip install aspose-words

Convert HTML to DOCX in Python

The conversion of HTML files to Word documents can be done in a couple of easy steps. This is how you can convert an HTML file to Word DOCX in Python.

  • Load the HTML file using Document class.
  • Save the HTML file as Word DOCX document using Document.save(string) method.

The following code sample shows how to convert an HTML file to DOCX in Python.

Get a Free API License

You can get a temporary license to use Aspose.Words for Python without evaluation limitations.

Conclusion

In this article, you have learned how to convert HTML files to Word DOCX or DOC format in Python. Thus, you can create your own HTML to DOCX converter using Python. Also, you can integrate the “export to Word” feature into your WYSIWYG HTML editors. In case you want to learn more about Aspose.Words for Python, visit the documentation. Moreover, feel free to let us know about your queries via our forum.

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