Handle Word document on Unix box?

Cary O'Brien cobrien at Radix.Net
Fri Nov 10 23:28:40 CET 2000


In article <8uh50t$3km$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>,  <dsin at noc.ntua.gr> wrote:
>Does anyone know if there is a way to extract information from a M$
>Word document or at least how to convert it into something useful (xml,
>html etc.), on a Unix machine?
>

strings is interesting.  If they have fast-saved the document you
may get text from older versions of the document.  Sometimes this
is *very interesting*.

There is also something called catdoc

      http://freshmeat.net/projects/catdoc

There are undoubtedly others.

-- cary


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