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Re: [opensuse] doc to txt conversion
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 03:18:18 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0612240251350.10384@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Saturday 2006-12-23 at 19:43 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:

>
> > In short: you're looking for /usr/bin/wvWare. ;-)
>
> Seems to be useless. Word8/97 is a virtually 10 year old file format.
> Whether I use wvHtml or wvText all I get for output is a 0 byte file,
> with no error messages from wvHtml, and the message "Could not convert
> to HTML" from wvText. :-(

Some of the wv* things are scripts. I have used "wvText" on some recent
.doc files and it works fine. It is possible that your file is too complex
or someway incompatible.

> However, that README points to http://wvware.sourceforge.net/ which in
> turn recommends using abiword instead. Abiword shows up in the menu, and
> creates HTML that SeaMonkey can open, and usable plain text. :-)
>
> Abiword has a much longer list of file formats it can import and export
> than OO. So, why is OO installed by default instead of Abiword?

Is that a serious question? :-O

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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