Importing Word documents

James Hurley jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 9 12:29:27 CDT 2011


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> Message: 10
> Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 16:20:42 +0200
> From: Mark Schonewille <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Subject: Re: Importing Word documents
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> Jim,
> 
> get shell("textutil -convert rtf" && quote & "path/to/file.docx" & quote)
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> This will produce a file path/to/file.rtf, which you can read with LiveCode.
> 
> --
> Best regards,
> 
> Mark Schonewille

Mark,

This doesn't work for me. It appears to recognize the file name but "it" comes up empty.

Does this work on Word files or just Text files?

Jim




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