doc to html from a cmdline?
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 15:06:03 UTC 2009
On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 09:56:07AM -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2009 at 12:33:58PM +0000, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
> > Steven W. Orr wrote:
> >> I have about 75 doc files. If I bring one up in ooffice, I can save it
> >> as a .html file with no problem. Is there a way to do it from the
> >> command line? All this clickety is going to take me too long.
> > sudo yum install wv
> > for filename in `ls *.doc`;
> > do
> > htmlname=`echo $filename | sed -e 's/.doc/.html/g'`
> > /usr/bin/wvHtml $filename $htmlname
> > done;
> > Depending on what your Word files are, your conversion mileage may differ.
> Or, since OpenOffice.org is giving you the results you like, rather
> than switching rendering, you could do the following:
> 1. Make sure that the PyUNO bits for OpenOffice.org are installed. On
> Fedora 10, this is the "openoffice.org-pyuno" package (go figure).
> 2. Download this helpful script, which I found by googling:
> 3. Do a batch conversion:
> for F in *.doc ; do
> H="$(basename "$F" .doc).html"
> python DocumentConverter.py "$F" "$H"
> Note my little batch command is very similar to the one above; I just
> happen to be using the "basename" command, which I think most distros
Sorry to reply to myself, but I left out step 2.5:
2.5. Start an OpenOffice service so the script works: :-)
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