[lug] .doc to .txt on Linux

Rob Riggs rriggs at doubleclick.net
Fri Sep 8 11:38:52 MDT 2000

There is a really cool utility called 'mswordview' (a stock
package in KRUD, btw) that converts Word docs to HTML, which
can be viewed or dumped as text using lynx.

John Starkey wrote:
> Anyone know of a very quick and easy way to convert .doc format to
> something readable on linux without a GUI??
> I have 30 documents that I have to code html for. I have the printout so I
> can see what the client wanted originally. They haven't sent the images
> yet so I don't have to worry about that.
> Thanks,
> John
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Rob Riggs
Unix System Administrator
DoubleClick/DARTmail - Broomfield, CO

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