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XDoc2txt com interface, extract text from many documment formats

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i found awesome tool for extract text from many text formats.
Here is example, how to use COM interface of this tool.
Program is documented only in Japan language, readme of com interface included.
Project page - http://ebstudio.info/home/xdoc2txt.html
supported formats:
 .sxw - OpenOffice.org Writer
 .sxc - OpenOffice.org Calc
 .sxi - OpenOffice.org Impress
 .sxd - OpenOffice.org Draw
 .odt - Open Document (text documemts)
 .ods - Open Document (spreadsheet documemts)
 .odp - Open Document (presentation documemts)
 .odg - Open Document (drawing documemts)
 .docx/.docm - WORD 2007/2010/2013
 .xlsx/.xlsm - Excel 2007/2010/2013
 .pptx/.pptm - PowerPoint 2007/2010/2013
 .doc - WORD ver5.0/95/97/2000/Xp/2003
 .xls - Excel ver5.0/95/97/2000/Xp/2003
 .ppt - PowerPoint 97/2000/Xp/2003
 .rtf - Rich text format
 .jbw/juw -
 .jfw/jvw  -
 .jtd/jtt -
 .oas/oa2/oa3 - OASYS/Win
 .bun -
 .wj2/wj3/wk3/wk4/123 - Lotus 123
 .wri - Windows3.1 Write
 .pdf - Adobe PDF
 .mht -
 .html - HTML
 .eml - Outlook Express é-Mail

Page is also in Japan only, so if someone knows that language, translation should be nice!
Have fun!


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that's all nice and well, but you missed one crucial point: this method requires installation (i.e. registering the DLL).

this is why i have always preferred to use the command-line version of this product, which is by far simpler - unless using the DLL can demonstrate a considerable advantage, either to performance or to usability.

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"... the command-line version of this product"

Would you happen to have a link to the command line version?

And do you have any idea of the distribution/license/use provisions for it?

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I know that you must register dll. But when you do it, object works quicker than commandline version and you have extracted text directly in a variable, i think that registering dll at start and unregistering at end is not problem. Other versions (commandline, dll) are available on homepage of this product i wrote url in first post.

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object works quicker than commandline 


can you back this up with figures?


 registering dll at start and unregistering at end is not problem


that is correct, providing you are already an elevated administrator. we all know how common that scenario is, don't we?  :)

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There is also note/link to licence.

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Quicknes of using com object can be relative. I tested it on about 1000 files and for me object was looking quicker.

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