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Re: Program to read M$ word and Excel stuff

On 6 Oct 1997, Rob Browning wrote:

> David Welton <davidw@cks.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                
#!/usr/bin/perl -sp0777i<X+d*lMLa^*lN%0]dsXx++lMlN/dsM0<j]dsj
$/=unpack('H*',$_);$_=`echo 16dio\U$k"SK$/SM$n\EsN0p[lN*1

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