[BL] odt to pdf convertor?
keesan at SDF.ORG
Fri Nov 18 10:46:54 EST 2011
On Fri, 18 Nov 2011, Ron Clarke wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> On Fri, 18 Nov 2011 04:17:16 +0000 (UTC), sindi keesan wrote:
>> Is there any simple odt (Open Office) to pdf convertor for linux?
>> Someone scanned a document and sent it in that format. I asked him to
>> convert to pdf and send again but this might become common.
> You might try OpenOffice to view the .odt.
That is exactly what I do NOT want to do. It is enormous.
>> There are online convertors but I have slow uploads. I probably just need
>> to extract an image file.
> I have written an experimental .odt to .htm converter for DOS, if that
> is any help. http://www.ausreg.com/files/odt2htm/
Your txt file says it does not do nested graphics. Probably similar to
pdftotext, just extracts the text which this document does not have.
>> I found something about using PHP and a script and it says odt files are
>> archive files like zip.
> Yes, they are. Some of those files are in .xhtml, the others can be
> almost anything.
Some were .xml, most .png.
unzip worked and pngtoppm and pamfile showed it was scanned as greyscale
600 dpi which would not print well since it is a BW document.
So I asked the sender to send 300 dpi BW pdf as he usually does.
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