Re: [htdig] powepoint and excel to html/text filter


Subject: Re: [htdig] powepoint and excel to html/text filter
From: Gilles Detillieux (grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca)
Date: Mon Nov 27 2000 - 11:06:02 PST


According to Cheng-Wei Cheng:
> Re: powepoint and excel to html/text filter
> can anyone give me some pointers
>
> thanks..
> cheng

Have a look at the latest version of doc2html on the htdig.org web site:

http://www.htdig.org/files/contrib/parsers/README.doc2html
http://www.htdig.org/files/contrib/parsers/doc2html.tar.gz

You will need to obtain the actual conversion filters that doc2html uses,
but its documentation will tell you where you can find them.

According to David J Adams:
> Version 2.1 uses both the magic number and the MIME type to decide
> which conversion utlitity to use, and is able to cope with:
>
> MS Word (most versions including Word2 and Word for MAC)
> MS Excel
> MS Powerpoint
> Wordperfect (purchase of wp2html necessary)
> Adobe PDF
> Postscript
> RTF
>
> There are number of minor improvements, including a useful improvement
> in the conversion of PDF files.

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Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:    http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil
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