loconvert



loconvert

Name
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SUPPORTED FILE FORMATS
TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEMS
AUTHOR

Name

loconvert − Commandline Document Converter Using LibreOffice

SYNOPSIS

loconvert [−−help] [−−force] input output

DESCRIPTION

This tool converts documents between various formats on the commandline. It uses LibreOffice that guarantees the quality of available import and export filters.

This tool tries to start LibreOffice in the server mode on backgroud. It does not work if the LibreOffice application has already been running. Also it slows down the conversion a lot. We hope to reduce these limitations in the further versions.

OPTIONS

input

Input file. The filename suffix must be one of the currently supported file formats, see below.

output

Output file. The filename suffix defines the output file format. It must be one from the table below. An existing file can be overwritten by the −−force option.

−−help

Print help and exit.

−−force

Force an already existing output file to be replaced.

SUPPORTED FILE FORMATS

The current version of this tool does not read the list of available input and output filters directly from LibreOffice. The list of supported file formats is hardcoded and thus limited to:

doc

Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP

docx

MS Word 2007 XML

dot

Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP Template

dotx

MS Word 2007 XML Template

html

HyperText Markup Language (Web Page)

odt

ODF Text Document

ods

ODF Spreadsheet

odp

ODF Presentation

ott

ODF Text Document Template

ots

ODF Spreadsheet Template

otp

ODF Presentation Template

pdf

Portable Document Format

ppt

Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP

pptx

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 XML

pot

Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP Template

potx

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 XML Template

rtf

Rich Text Format

stc

OpenOffice.org 1.0 Spreadsheet Template

sti

OpenOffice.org 1.0 Presentation Template

stw

OpenOffice.org 1.0 Text Document Template

sxc

OpenOffice.org 1.0 Spreadsheet

sxi

OpenOffice.org 1.0 Presentation

sxw

OpenOffice.org 1.0 Text Document

swf

Macromedia Flash

txt

Plain Text

xls

Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP

xlsx

Microsoft Excel 2007 XML

xlt

Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP Template

xltx

Microsoft Excel 2007 XML Template

TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEMS

See http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Bugreport_LO for more details about how to report bugs in LibreOffice.

AUTHOR

This manual page was created by Petr Mladek <petr.mladek@novell.com>.






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