[Israel.pm] ms/word from perl on unix

David Baird david.baird at cmcrossroads.com
Sun Sep 12 13:44:43 PDT 2004

> is there any module equivalent to 
> Spreadsheet::WriteExcel 
> Spreadsheet::ParseExcel 
> on unix which can do the same with ms/word

Perhaps you could use OpenOffice to do this:

1. Download the OpenOffice SD. Look for examples > java > ... >
DocumentConverter.java. This is a java program which can convert an MS
Word document to an OpenOffice .sxw file.

2. Take a look at the OpenOffice-OODoc modules on CPAN.


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