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Old 10-31-2005, 10:00 PM   #1
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Converting files?


Is there any way to convert .odt to .txt?
 
Old 10-31-2005, 10:14 PM   #2
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What is odt format? What application uses it? Is it a Linux or a Windows app?
 
Old 10-31-2005, 10:18 PM   #3
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you could try to unzip the file, and then strip the xml tags out
of content.xml

A bit crude, and you'd lose formatting, but hey ;}


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Old 10-31-2005, 10:19 PM   #4
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Quote:
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What is odt format? What application uses it? Is it a Linux or a Windows app?
odt = OpenOffice2 writer document



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Old 10-31-2005, 10:21 PM   #5
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Thing is I need to convert the file to print it on my windows machine so i cna print it, because my printer is on my windows, and i tried installing it on linux, but it didn't have the same kind of printer on the printer setup. So I was going to put it on a floppy or cd and convert it and bring it to my windows machine and print it.
 
Old 10-31-2005, 10:25 PM   #6
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Install OpenOffice on the Windows box? Save it as a DOC from OO in
Linux? Plug the printer into the Linux machine?


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Old 10-31-2005, 10:28 PM   #7
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I did plug it into the linux machine, but it only could print test pages, not anything else
 
Old 10-31-2005, 10:43 PM   #8
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1. You could download OpenOffice 2.0 to your Windows machine as well and run it there.

2. You could save the .odt in Open Office to a .doc file (Word) and open it in the Windows machine as a Word file and print.

3. Have you tried "printing" to a .prn file, saving the .prn file to floppy or USB stick, and then printing the file from the DOS/command prompt in Windows?

4. What printer are you using, and what distro and kernal do you have? There should be some driver out there for it somewhere.

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Quote:
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I did plug it into the linux machine, but it only could print test pages, not anything else
If it can print test-pages it can print other things, too.

You now that you should run the spadmin tool to make
OO aware of your printer and its set-up? If you had run
spadmin, maybe your document was set to the wrong
paper format?


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