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Date:      Tue, 9 Aug 2011 22:34:55 +0200
From:      Christian Barthel <bc@nyx.user-mode.org>
To:        Antonio Olivares <olivares14031@gmail.com>
Cc:        mexas@bristol.ac.uk, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: extracting text from docx files
Message-ID:  <20110809203455.GA9258@nyx.user-mode.org>
In-Reply-To: <CAJ5UdcNqxZwTjs33xdUXatWCN+SDP3EFkqb_MYeVTF34rvsmxg@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <20110809133632.GA37445@mech-cluster241.men.bris.ac.uk> <20110809191610.GA6129@nyx.user-mode.org> <CAJ5UdcNqxZwTjs33xdUXatWCN+SDP3EFkqb_MYeVTF34rvsmxg@mail.gmail.com>

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On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 02:57:51PM -0500, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > But if you really, really need to read docx, you can try the web
> > application from Microsoft. A few months ago, I got also a lot of docx
> > and I opend it with the microsoft web app; this worked for me to extract
> > the information...
> >
> > More information:
> > http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/web-apps/
> >
> > The downside: ?you have to sign up on a microsoft service :(
> >
> 
> Can also use libreoffice.  It is in the ports system :)

Sure. But libreoffice is a matter of opinion. *I* would never ever
install this  bloated, buggy software product @_@ 

But, I must admit that I am very petted: vim + LaTeX _rocks_ 

> 
> Without installing anything, Google Docs also opens *.docx files, if
> needed. There are other options too, but it depends on what Anton
> wants to install* or just view* & extract?

I have a google account but I never used Google Docs. Nice to know...

> 
> Regards,
> 
> Antonio
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