Looking for ideas

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at lavergne.me
Tue Dec 12 00:23:29 UTC 2017

Checkout unoconv.


On 12/11/2017 01:59 PM, Arno Hautala wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 12:54 PM, William H. Magill <magill at mac.com> wrote:
>> The .doc and text files require another step — namely saving (printing) them as a PDF file first.
> I've seen a few tips on using Automator with Microsoft Word to convert
> Word documents to PDF, but they seem rather kludgy. Alternatively, try
> LibreOffice:
> https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/250554
> The rendering you get might not be ideal, but for most documents it's
> probably fine.
>> Sadly, I have never used Apple’s Automator, and don’t even know if it still exists, let alone if it would be the tool to use.
> Automator or AppleScript should be fine. I'd personally probably use a
> shell script, but that's just preference. That StackExchange post
> discusses Automator and I think you can record your actions in
> Automator and AppleScript (Script Editor.app)
>> I also have no idea what mailing lists or websites now exist for such queries.
> Pour one out for MacOS X Hints.
> There is also the MacOSX-Talk group: macosx-talk at omnigroup.com
> It's pretty low volume these days, but the sporadic questions do
> generate discussion.
> Maybe, Reddit?

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