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Re: [Clip] Re: Are there any clips to covert .doc to .txt?

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  • dave
    Hi Have you tried saving them as txt files in word because I tried a whatsnew.doc in wordpad (308k) saved as txt and the file drops to 3k and no crap ??
    Message 1 of 26 , May 30, 2006
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      Hi
      Have you tried saving them as txt files in word because I tried a
      whatsnew.doc in wordpad (308k) saved as txt and the file drops to 3k and no
      crap ??
      THANKYOU DAVE M

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Doug Offen" <yahoo@...>
      To: <ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 11:24 PM
      Subject: [Clip] Re: Are there any clips to covert .doc to .txt?


      > --- In ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com, "Doug Offen" <yahoo@...> wrote:
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      >> I am wishing to convert a bunch of *.doc files to *.txt files to use
      >> in notetab.
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      > Thanks for all the pointers.
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      > It will take a while to wade through them. For now it seems the
      > easiest way is to load the doc files into notetab and rename it as a
      > txt file take off the word wrap and manually remove the junk at the
      > start and the end. and resave.
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      > The code at the beginning and end is random in size and content. Up
      > until I started working on the convertions I thouhjy notetab would
      > open the docs and the whole thing was junk code. But by accidently
      > scrolling down I found the core text was there so the quest for an
      > easy clip to extract the text or delete the leading and trailing
      > garbage began. It isn't easy, so back to the old highlight and delete.
      >
      > Thanks again for your help. This is a very generous forum. If I get
      > something that works I'll be sure to post it.
      >
      > Doug Offen
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