Re: Program to read M$ word and Excel stuff
On 6 Oct 1997, Rob Browning wrote:
> David Welton <email@example.com> writes:
> > Are there any free Debian programs to read these formats?
> Well, I don't know of any *completely* free ones that will do exactly
> what you want, but there is the "free for non-commercial use" (is that
> the deal?) StarOffice that I had to use to convert a Word6 file to
> html a while ago. I think it handles Excel too.
I found and packaged one called word2x, written in C++ that does a decent
job of convertint word to tex or plain ascii. It's in incoming now..
Thanks for the help,
David Welton http://www.efn.org/~davidw
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