word documents

Aldo blinuxman at tuxfamily.org
Sun Nov 25 09:02:44 UTC 2007

On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 02:59:51PM +1100, Daniel Dalton wrote:
> Hi,
> I get a lot of stuff in word format. How can I either
> 1. Read and edit the document on my linux box.

Reading can be done with wv or catdoc or antiword;
for editing you need OpenOffice.

> or 2. Convert it to plane text?
Catdoc is your friend.
> I am not using a gui.
Then you'll not be able to edit the Word document.

> All help is greatly appreciated.



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