Re: TOOLS: w.p. conversion software

Subject: Re: TOOLS: w.p. conversion software
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- progeny -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 14:18:36 -0800

Joyce Fetterman wrote:

> We need code to convert MS Word and WordPerfect documents (and any other
> word processing formats it can handle) into one format, and from there we'll
> add our own code for specialized display. We used to use a PC product that
> could convert text between various formats, but it's no longer available.
> It doesn't have to be freeware, but cost is an issue...

Several companies are meeting similar needs with XML filters. You
might do a web search for mswordview to start with.

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