accessing .docx documents

Chris Brannon cmbrannon at
Tue May 26 11:37:46 EDT 2009

Shane W wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 10:38:14AM -0400, Chuck Hallenbeck wrote:
> > Lately I have been sent some documents with the file suffix ".docx" and
> They are ms-word 2007 documents. Unfortunately, I don't
> know of a Linux solution to open these. You can just use
> Word 2007 itself or I believe there is a conversion plugin

There is a tool called unoconv.  It will handle any file format that
OpenOffice can open or produce.  I think .docx is in the list of supported
formats.  It should be possible to convert these to plain text or html.

-- Chris

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