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Bug#307828: RFP: rtf2pdf -- Convert RTF files to PDF format

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : rtf2pdf
  Version         : 0.0
  Upstream Author : Mark de Does <mark@mdedoes.com>
* URL             : ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/editors/ted/rtf2pdf.sh
* License         : GPL
  Description     : Convert RTF files to PDF format

(Include the long description here.)

[ http://www.pathcom.com/~kujira/pdf7.htm ]

RTF stands for Rich Text Format, and is a format for encoding
formatted text and graphics in a file. One of the nice things about
RTF is that it's very portable -- you can create an RTF in Word on a
Macintosh and open the file with StarOffice on Linux with little or no
change. While there are a number of files to convert RTF to HTML,
there are few RTF to PDF converters.

One that works well is a script named rtf2pdf.sh. It uses the Ted RTF
editor and Ghostscript to perform the conversion. The resulting PDF
isn't too bad. However, you need Ted installed for the script to work.


	rtf2pdf name of RTF file name of PDF file

For example:

	rtf2pdf doc1.rtf doc1.pdf

While the script's documentation says that you can omit the name of
the PDF file, every time I've done that the conversion fails.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.11-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ISO-8859-1) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US)

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