MS Word document export
francois.chaplais at mines-paristech.fr
Thu Jan 28 16:00:28 CST 2010
Le 28 janv. 2010 à 22:52, François Chaplais a écrit :
> rev online is back. The stack is "Textutil" in the "Text" category. Works really cool.... I tested Doc (basic text) and webarchive import. The text is there. The links in the webarchive are lost, but h**l, it's a freebie!
> Le 28 janv. 2010 à 19:11, stephen barncard a écrit :
>> The shell is your friend.
>> Check out textutil in the shell. (man textutil)
BTW, if you don't like the terminal for man usage, there is man viewer
>> Mac OSX 10.4. and onward has document conversion routines built into the
>> system. RTF, HTML, DOC, DOCX, WEBARCHIVE, ODT are some of the formats.
>> Someone (please identify one's self in one's demo stacks!) has uploaded to
>> REV ONLINE a very simple stack that demonstrates conversion to-from various
>> text formats using shell calls. However, REV ONLINE, one of the most
>> difficult to navigate and unresponsive parts of the IDE, is completely down
>> today. Contact me offline if you really need the stack, the author has
>> indicated he's giving it freely. However, the calls are so simple and well
>> documented that it could be a good exercise in getting a shell call to work
>> for you, just using the documentation.
>> Stephen Barncard
>> San Francisco
>> On 27 January 2010 20:44, <dr.alistair at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Curry,
>>> I'd be interested in having a look at the beta of the word export. I am
>>> currently using merge() to create reports for an application that I am
>>> working on. A library to do this sort of stuff sounds like a really useful
>>> tool. I would like to use OpenOffice, by preference, so I'm interested in
>>> that too.
>>> Apart from trying it out, will I be bale to look at how you are writing the
>>> library. I'm not a very good programmer but if I can help I'd like to.
>>> Alistair Campbell
>>> dr.alistair at gmail.com
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