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Re: Create MS Word doc in Linux

by swiftone (Curate)
on Mar 06, 2003 at 16:00 UTC ( #240915=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Create MS Word doc in Linux

I've never heard of a way to do this outside of Win32, even though I can't see why it would be impossible. I have heard of various ways of "cheating", usually involving creating a .txt or .rtf file, and naming it .doc. Word will (reportedly) convert silently on the fly when opening.

If no one here answers your question, and you discover an answer, please post it. I'm sure you aren't the first to face the dilemma.

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Re^2: Create MS Word doc in Linux
by rbholder (Initiate) on Oct 20, 2014 at 21:00 UTC

    I am using MsOffice::Word::HTML::Writer and it works fine, but I am currently trying to install it on another server but getting an error message - Failed during this command: DAMI/MsOffice-Word-HTML-Writer-1.03.tar.gz : make_test NO

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