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Re: viewing pdf, doc etc files



Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au> wrote:
> 
> I've got a small library I use to handle this. Essentially, it hooks into dired
> view-mode and will convert files based on the extension type. It has a custom
> interface to add new/additional converters. I've been using this extensively
> for years now. Attached below

Thanks, that looks interesting.

For word processor files (especially OOXML, i.e., docx), the best option is
libreoffice --headless --convert-to html filenames
which also works from a console session.

The main cost is disk space - you need to have LibreOffice installed.

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