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Hi Frank,

This script works on OS X, to the extent that does the conversions and creates new filtered odt files. The only questions are whether it works in Linux, and whether the filter does the right thing with the index markers.

I haven't created any files with such index-markers, so maybe you can run it against your files to see how it goes.

It's a shell script, using soffice and perl.

On 29/01/2014 11:23 pm, CVAlkan wrote:

I mentioned sed and grep, but don't see any reason why perl couldn't be used
as well. If you test this and it works, please post back to give others
another option.

BUT: my sed command only removed the markers from the fodt. As I mentioned I
was unable to convert the odt to an fodt (essentially uncompressing the odt
to readable xml) using the unzip capability of my OS (as I'm pretty sure
could be done with earlier open office documents).

Since LO can easily write and read fodt files, though, it really wasn't
necessary to do any file format conversion, and I didn't bother spending the
time to figure out how to do everything in one shot.


Peter West
"...and a sword will pierce through your own soul also..."

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