[Chicago] scrape power point

sheila miguez shekay at pobox.com
Thu Sep 23 17:57:23 CEST 2010

Used to do this with Tcl. ha. :)

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 10:44 AM, Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com> wrote:
>> Getting data isn't hard, it's the metadata that's difficult. I have lots of existing (mostly) HTML, Excel Spreadsheets, and Word docs, and Power Point
> Do you have python code to scrape the text from Power Point files?
> I would like to be able to scrape the text from Power Point, Keynote
> and whatever else a presenter might use for PyCon talks.  I am sure
> its a previously solved problem, but it is currently low on my list of
> things to even google.
> Right now I don't even have a place to store the text, or a firm plan
> for a UI to use it.  but at least I am thinking about it.  If someone
> hands me one of the pieces, one less thing for me to think about.
> --
> Carl K
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