Commandline document conversion with Libreoffice

soffice --headless -convert-to odt:"writer8" somefile.docx
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).

By: mhs
2012-12-27 15:08:38

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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"
mhs · 490 weeks and 6 days ago
In reality, I did just such a format, and it's better to go to the professionals here if you want to design it to handle it. I just know that I find such a challenging yet true one here, of course. You just have to find where to go. I've already done that as my friends have just told me about how to find such a business, I've been told it's best to do so at because it's really a really nice high-quality service that helps users to improve and make the presentation more convenient at times. Suitable both for a company owner and for a student.
Manicopus · 74 weeks and 5 days ago

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