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I believe it is a bug that Impress and Calc won't do text export. Yes,
Calc does .csv, but the commas are a problem. A text export should use
spaces (if this can be done on the command line then calc works. Impress
needs a text export.

In Calc:

1. Save As...
2. Choose to save as csv; tick Edit Filter Settings
3. Accept Use Text CSV Format
4. Tick Fixed Column Width
5 Save file

Saved file is pure text, fixed column width, no commas, no quotes.


My feature request: Please, implement conversion to text for Impress and
Calc as well. As stated, just dump the text out of ODP (use a newline or
other whitespace character between text objects and slides, otherwise
just straight text). For ODS, csv export works if the comma can be
replaced by a space.

As far as Impress is concerned, a presentation is essentially a set of
drawings with added bells & whistles. A text export would be so rarely used
that I doubt you could get any developer to be interested in adding such a


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