[ILUG] Table in Linux into .doc format
stephen at hkc.ie
Mon Oct 11 13:05:52 IST 2004
> I contacted the company in question,
> and they said they want an Excel file,
Tell them you don't have Excel and ask if a plain text form will do. The
csv option is quite a good one, when they double click the attachment
it'll open in Excel if such a beast is installed on their system.
> and only gave a Word doc as an example
> because they thought people would find it easier to read.
That makes sense, I've often found myself staring at a plain text file
completely unable to decide which editor to open it with. At least pico
has been taken out of the equation now ;)
> Incidentally, the "project" is to send insurance forms for a
> school with each pupil listed (with date of birth, etc).
> I'd love a little Java screen to put in the data.
> Does anyone know of such a thing?
Any front end to do this would have to have been written specifically
for that application (application in the classical sense of the word,
word as in collection of letters, not the application, in the classical
> Surely it would be more interesting (and useful) than all
> these sed scripts ...
Careful now, mocking sed makes baby Jesus cry.
Sed rocks like Slayer,
> Timothy Murphy
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