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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject [OT] Re: Extracting content from Microsoft word into Forrest
Date Fri, 15 Oct 2004 11:38:29 GMT
Here is the respons Anil gave regarding batch conversion of Word files 
using OO, I've not read the thread, site seems to be down at the moment.

Anil Ramnanan wrote:
 > Ross Gardler wrote:
 >
 >>> I would like to see something like:
 >>>
 >>> oowriter myfile.doc -output myfile.sxw
 >>>
 >>> It seems quite common for any organization to have a big buch of word
 >>> files, so if you can doit by command line then you can create a 5
 >>> minutes script to convert all of these files. I does not matter if
 >>> that takes a week or two because is the server who does the job not 
you.
 >>>
 >>>
 >
 > Here is a post on the OpenOffice Forum that shows you how to build a
 > batch converter. You just write a macro to convert the documents and
 > open in open office
 >
 > http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4163
 >
 > Thre is a very good converter at the OpenOffice Macros project. It isn't
 > commmand line though. Download the Document Converter and it will
 > provide an OpenOffice macro that will convert an entire folder from one
 > supported format to another.
 >
 > http://sourceforge.net/projects/ooomacros/
 >
 > Anil.
 >
 >
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