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Commandline document conversion with Libreoffice

Terminal - Commandline document conversion with Libreoffice
soffice --headless -convert-to odt:"writer8" somefile.docx
2012-12-27 15:08:38
User: mhs
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Commandline document conversion with Libreoffice

In this example, the docx gets converted to Open Document .odt format.

For other formats, you'll need to specify the correct filter (Hint: see "Comments" link below for a nice list).

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### TextDocument

bib:"BibTeX_Writer"

doc:"MS Word 97"

doc:"MS WinWord 6.0"

doc:"MS Word 95"

xml:"DocBook File"

docx:"Office Open XML Text"

docx:"MS Word 2007 XML"

fodt:"OpenDocument Text Flat XML"

html:"HTML (StarWriter)"

ltx:"LaTeX_Writer"

txt:"MediaWiki"

odt:"writer8"

xml:"MS Word 2003 XML"

ott:"writer8_template"

pdb:"AportisDoc Palm DB"

pdf:"writer_pdf_Export"

psw:"PocketWord File"

rtf:"Rich Text Format"

sdw:"StarWriter 5.0"

sdw:"StarWriter 4.0"

sdw:"StarWriter 3.0"

stw:"writer_StarOffice_XML_Writer_Template"

sxw:"StarOffice XML (Writer)"

txt:"Text (encoded)"

txt:"Text"

uot:"UOF text"

vor:"StarWriter 5.0 Vorlage/Template"

vor:"StarWriter 4.0 Vorlage/Template"

vor:"StarWriter 3.0 Vorlage/Template"

html:"XHTML Writer File"

### WebDocument

txt:"Text (encoded) (StarWriter/Web)"

html:"writer_web_StarOffice_XML_Writer_Web_Template"

html:"HTML"

html:"writerweb8_writer_template"

txt:"MediaWiki_Web"

pdf:"writer_web_pdf_Export"

sdw:"StarWriter 3.0 (StarWriter/Web)"

sdw:"StarWriter 4.0 (StarWriter/Web)"

sdw:"StarWriter 5.0 (StarWriter/Web)"

txt:"writerweb8_writer"

txt:"writer_web_StarOffice_XML_Writer"

txt:"Text (StarWriter/Web)"

vor:"StarWriter/Web 4.0 Vorlage/Template"

vor:"StarWriter/Web 5.0 Vorlage/Template"

### Spreadsheet

csv:"Text - txt - csv (StarCalc)"

dbf:"dBase"

dif:"DIF"

fods:"OpenDocument Spreadsheet Flat XML"

html:"HTML (StarCalc)"

ods:"calc8"

xml:"MS Excel 2003 XML"

ots:"calc8_template"

pdf:"calc_pdf_Export"

pxl:"Pocket Excel"

sdc:"StarCalc 5.0"

sdc:"StarCalc 4.0"

sdc:"StarCalc 3.0"

slk:"SYLK"

stc:"calc_StarOffice_XML_Calc_Template"

sxc:"StarOffice XML (Calc)"

uos:"UOF spreadsheet"

vor:"StarCalc 3.0 Vorlage/Template"

vor:"StarCalc 4.0 Vorlage/Template"

vor:"StarCalc 5.0 Vorlage/Template"

xhtml:"XHTML Calc File"

xls:"MS Excel 97"

xls:"MS Excel 5.0/95"

xls:"MS Excel 95"

xlt:"MS Excel 97 Vorlage/Template"

xlt:"MS Excel 5.0/95 Vorlage/Template"

xlt:"MS Excel 95 Vorlage/Template"

### Graphics

bmp:"draw_bmp_Export"

emf:"draw_emf_Export"

eps:"draw_eps_Export"

fodg:"OpenDocument Drawing Flat XML"

gif:"draw_gif_Export"

html:"draw_html_Export"

jpg:"draw_jpg_Export"

met:"draw_met_Export"

odd:"draw8"

otg:"draw8_template"

pbm:"draw_pbm_Export"

pct:"draw_pct_Export"

pdf:"draw_pdf_Export"

pgm:"draw_pgm_Export"

png:"draw_png_Export"

ppm:"draw_ppm_Export"

ras:"draw_ras_Export"

std:"draw_StarOffice_XML_Draw_Template"

svg:"draw_svg_Export"

svm:"draw_svm_Export"

swf:"draw_flash_Export"

sxd:"StarOffice XML (Draw)"

sxd:"StarDraw 3.0"

sxd:"StarDraw 5.0"

sxw:"StarOffice XML (Draw)"

tiff:"draw_tif_Export"

vor:"StarDraw 5.0 Vorlage"

vor:"StarDraw 3.0 Vorlage"

wmf:"draw_wmf_Export"

xhtml:"XHTML Draw File"

xpm:"draw_xpm_Export"

### Presentation

bmp:"impress_bmp_Export"

emf:"impress_emf_Export"

eps:"impress_eps_Export"

fodp:"OpenDocument Presentation Flat XML"

gif:"impress_gif_Export"

html:"impress_html_Export"

jpg:"impress_jpg_Export"

met:"impress_met_Export"

odg:"impress8_draw"

odp:"impress8"

otp:"impress8_template"

pbm:"impress_pbm_Export"

pct:"impress_pct_Export"

pdf:"impress_pdf_Export"

pgm:"impress_pgm_Export"

png:"impress_png_Export"

potm:"Impress MS PowerPoint 2007 XML Template"

pot:"MS PowerPoint 97 Vorlage"

ppm:"impress_ppm_Export"

pptx:"Impress MS PowerPoint 2007 XML"

pps:"MS PowerPoint 97 Autoplay"

ppt:"MS PowerPoint 97"

pwp:"placeware_Export"

ras:"impress_ras_Export"

sda:"StarDraw 5.0 (StarImpress)"

sdd:"StarImpress 5.0"

sdd:"StarDraw 3.0 (StarImpress)"

sdd:"StarImpress 4.0"

sxd:"impress_StarOffice_XML_Draw"

sti:"impress_StarOffice_XML_Impress_Template"

svg:"impress_svg_Export"

svm:"impress_svm_Export"

swf:"impress_flash_Export"

sxi:"StarOffice XML (Impress)"

tiff:"impress_tif_Export"

uop:"UOF presentation"

vor:"StarImpress 5.0 Vorlage"

vor:"StarDraw 3.0 Vorlage (StarImpress)"

vor:"StarImpress 4.0 Vorlage"

vor:"StarDraw 5.0 Vorlage (StarImpress)"

wmf:"impress_wmf_Export"

xml:"XHTML Impress File"

xpm:"impress_xpm_Export"

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