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Open and Save Multiple DOCS to HTML! Which Editor/Program?
Lot's of files to be saved as HTML using Global Templates
Paul Woodley




msg:566047
 3:47 pm on Apr 4, 2001 (gmt 0)

Hi all!
Was wondering if anyone knows of any program that can take MULTIPLE Word,WRI, or TXT Docs and convert them too HTML?
Word can only SAVE AS HTML one at a time! Another program that I use CuteHTML does not save the WORD docs properly in HTML.
I have dozens of docs that I would like to open and save as HTML simultaneously to a "Global" template or Style Sheet!
Any suggestions?
-PW

 

DaveAtIFG




msg:566048
 2:57 pm on Apr 7, 2001 (gmt 0)

We're not ignoring you, Paul! Honest! :)

Unfortunately, I don't know of a way to convert docs in bulk but perhaps you don't need to. Simply using an SSI call to include their contents into an HTML page may be a workable solution. This will require them to be in plain text so you're probably still facing the problem of bulk converting the Word and WRI versions and I have no specific suggestions for this either. I have seen "HTML stripper programs," programs designed to remove HTML codes from a doc and I suspect there may be something similar for Word docs.

Hopefully, my post will stimulate some additional ideas or suggestions at least.

Woz




msg:566049
 3:30 pm on Apr 7, 2001 (gmt 0)

As they are Word/Wri or Txt docs, along with Dave I also would imagine a script could be written to do this, although I am thinking of an offline script to convert the files and then you could upload the resulting HTML files. I am also thinking that, being MS documents, an ASP script would sound logical.

However, way beyond me I am afraid. I wonder if we should rally the scripting type people to see if they can suggest something.

Just a thought.
Onya
Woz

Paul Woodley




msg:566050
 10:36 pm on Apr 7, 2001 (gmt 0)

Well I found a great solution through some research.
I have used Word 2000 to open up these types of Docs.

I then used the batch option to save them to HTML. This adds the Word data schema,CSS, and other unnecessary tags to the document doubling/tripling the size of the file.

I then stripped all the docs using the HTML Filter available at Windows.com located here ->
[officeupdate.microsoft.com...]

Wallah, multiple files in html!

-PW

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