[Tfug] Bulk OpenOffice Conversion

Claude Rubinson rubinson at u.arizona.edu
Thu May 24 12:26:36 MST 2007

On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 07:45:32AM -0700, Jim Secan wrote:
> I need to convert a large number of ASCII data files (column format, space
> delimited) to OO Calc format, and from there to Excel format (customer is
> tied to MS products).  Far too many to use the GUI approach.  After some
> fruitless googling, I thought I'd ask if anyone has used, or know of, shell
> or python tools that can do this conversion from the command line.

Here's a tutorial using Perl:


and here's a Python library:


Hope this helps.


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