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Old 10-19-2007, 01:19 AM   #1
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Cmd line to convert .doc and .xls to .txt ?

Hi, I would like to Cmd line to convert .doc and .xls to .txt with ms-dos formatting.
thanks for the trick
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Just use antiword.
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catdoc, antiword

for doc
You can use:
catdoc or antiword as follows
catdoc file.doc > file
antiword.doc > file

for docx you can use docx2txt
for pdf you can use pdf2txt or emacs
e.g. open emacs using the following command emacs file.pdf
emacs automatically shows a text version, save it by the following command
ctrl-x ctrl-s file


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