Not an "one click" solutions, but it works (in my case) fine, also for complicated documents. One of the best solutions I am aware of at this moment.
At this moment I am looking for another solutions: we are migrating from Word to OpenOffice (have a look at OpenOffice!), converting from Word to OpenOffice is simple. OpenOffice is using XML files for storing the documents. We are using this data to generate FO documents. But we are not far yet, so I cannot tell you if it works.
----- Original Message -----
From: Giannetti, Fabio
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 11:28 AM
Subject: RE: [XSL-FO] converting msword document to xs-fo
you can have a look to WH2FO.
It converts an HTML file generated with Word 2000 into XML and XSL-T,
applying the XSL-T to the XML content you can obtain the FO file.
I don't know how complex are your documents, but I believe it worth have a
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kiki [mailto:mankiki@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 10:15 AM
> To: XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [XSL-FO] converting msword document to xs-fo
> I tried Abiword on a .doc file:
> - I had to modify some part of the resluting .fo
> file in order to make it compliant to FOP,
> I changed <fo:page-sequence master-name="..."> to
> <fo:page-sequence master-reference="...">
> I changed "Times New Romans" to "Times Roman"
> Then it worked, but I agree with Ronald, it has to be
> used only for simple documents!
> --- Ronald Muller <rk.muller@...> a écrit : >
> Not usefull, only for *VERY* simple documents.
> > Ronald
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: G. Ken Holman
> > To: XSL-FO@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 8:44 AM
> > Subject: Re: [XSL-FO] converting msword document
> > to xs-fo
> > At 2003-01-07 23:12 -0800, asim nazir wrote:
> > >I WANT TO KNOW, HOW CAN I CONVERT A .DOC DOCUMENT
> > TO
> > >XSL-FO.
> > >WHAT ARE THE STEPS REQUIRED.
> > >CAN I CONVERT IT DIRECTLY FROM .DOC TO FO.
> > The AbiWord word processor at
> > http://www.abisource.com will open a
> > Microsoft .doc file and save an XSL-FO .fo file.
> > I have not assessed how
> > complete or accurate it is doing so.
> > I hope this helps.
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