[texhax] converting Word files to text

Alan T Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Tue Nov 2 02:23:28 CET 2010


Aside from writing a script, and assuming you are using Windows, have  
you looked at this?


Don't know if it will batch process but I can see no reason why it  
can't be scripted. I have not tried it.

Perhaps this might help.



On 2/11/2010, at 7:59 AM, Fernando Gouvea wrote:

> Hi, everyone. I'm about to launch into a project using LaTeX to  
> prepare a poetry book for publication. Unfortunately the poems are  
> in individual Word files. If they were plain text, it would be  
> fairly easy to batch-process them and make a LaTeX file. Since I  
> have several hundred little files, opening them with Word and  
> "saving as" would be a pain. Is anyone aware of a good tool to batch- 
> convert from Word to text (or even to TeX)?

Alan T Litchfield
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