wps to odt?

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Wed Feb 3 00:35:46 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 09:20:50AM +1100, andrew clarke wrote:
> On Tue 2010-02-02 12:44:41 UTC-0800, Gary Kline (kline at thought.org) wrote:
> > is there such a converter that sends m$ Works [.wps] to odt?
> AbiWord.
> And a quick-and-dirty shell script to convert all .wps (Microsoft
> Works) word processor files in the current directory to .odt
> (OpenDocument Text):
> #!/bin/sh
> for fn in *.wps; do
>   abiword --to=odt $fn
> done

outstanding!  but if abiword can grow wps [thru hook or crook], i might as well
use abiword....  [?]


ps:  it's nice when there are so many "standards".....  :-|
pps:  i did try abiword, first, just

	% abiword file.wps

it came up with garbage.  FWIW... .

> Regards
> Andrew
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