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On 04/05/12 14:15, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
On Friday 04 May 2012 07:02 my mailbox was graced by a message from Rainer M Krug who wrote:
I am workiong on a review using LibreOffice, and it works very nice - especially the "print
comments at the end of the document" is very usefull. Now editors want the authors to reply
to the comments individually, so it would be nice if the comments, including the line numbers
and the pages, could be simply copied out of the document into the response to the editor. My
question: is it possible to get the comments, in the same format with line numbers as in
"print comments at the end of thew document", in a text file? any format (txt, odt, ...)
would be fine.

A possible work-around, which I have used to extract the text of the notes from an Impress

- Print your dicument to file as a .pdf

- Use pdftotext to extract the text to a .txt file.



PS pdeftotxt is a Linux prog; dont know about doing it under MS Windows(R)

Thanks for the tip - yes, I am working on Linux, but the text is converted to pictures in the pdf
- - I am using the CUPS pdf printer. Can I use a different printer?


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