[CentOS] Docx format ?

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 20:12:31 UTC 2009


On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:37 AM, Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi> wrote:
> Robert Heller wrote:
>> At Wed, 25 Nov 2009 19:13:06 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Is there any way I can read a .docx file on my CentOS desktop ?
>>
>> A .docx is a ZIP file with some XML files in the archive.  One of those
>> XML files contains the *text* of the document.  One can use an XML
>> processing program to strip off the XML, leaving the bare textual
>> content.  It will be unformatted, though.
>
> You need openoffice "novell" version from: http://go-oo.org/
>

Not really - OO 3.1 for Linux and (gag) Windows reads them just fine.

mhr


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