Re: AbiWord as Word->Text

From: Dom Lachowicz (
Date: Wed Apr 17 2002 - 12:54:10 EDT

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    On Wed, 2002-04-17 at 12:52, Thorsten Henninger wrote:
    > Hi,
    > abiword --to txt word.doc
    > does work, but it takes a long time:
    > time abiword --to txt freddy_sozialisation.doc
    > real 0m1.075s
    > user 0m0.840s
    > sys 0m0.050s
    > for a two page document - i would like to convert
    > a lot of documents :)

    No, do not tune abiword here. Instead. check out wv. It is trivial to
    turn a Word doc into text using the wvText program or a small C/C++
    program based on libwv.a that you can write yourself - or if you contact
    me, I can write it for you for a fee.


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