Converting MSWord Docs to PDF
grante at visi.com
Fri Oct 13 17:12:53 CEST 2006
On 2006-10-13, Theerasak Photha <hanumizzle at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11 Oct 2006 02:10:38 -0700, Ant <antroy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Theerasak Photha wrote:
>> > On 10/11/06, melv at awc.edu <mj23 at toro.azwestern.edu> wrote:
>> > (La)TeX is the king of document processing, and does PDF.
>> Except that the OP want's to print Word documents as PDF.
>> LaTeX is good, granted, but just try converting LaTeX
>> documents to Word or vice versa...
OpenOffice will print directly to PDF, and it does a fair job
of opening MS Word documents. I don't know if you can control
OOo directly from Python or print from the command line (OOo
doesn't seem to have a man page).
> Oh. But can't you just render Word documents to PostScript?
> And then ps2pdf will pick up the rest of the slack.
That's how the various free "PDF printer drivers" for Windows work.
> It might not even need Python.
Not unless you're trying to automate the process somehow.
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