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clean Word HTML

A common problem is how to get text from Word to Citydesk without the garbage MS produces.

I've found a shareware utility: which seems to do a good job, though slowly.

It's a VBA macro that runs through the entire text (character by character) to produce clean HTML from scratch, that can be copied into Citydesk...

Anyone with better alternatives?

Adriaan van den Brand
Wednesday, September 18, 2002

Oops. forgot the metion the other one:

(this is a thesis with VBA code. Haven't tried it yet.)

Adriaan van den Brand
Wednesday, September 18, 2002

You could try using wvWare (an opensource project). I used it the other day and it's pretty configurable and very fast. You will, however have to download a fair few additional GNUWin32 DLLs and stuff, and be prepared to play around for a bit.

Also, it's command line.

Sam Strachan
Monday, September 23, 2002 has also a word cleaner,
or else download the plugin which accompanies Word, for
html export..

Nielk ( )
Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Microsoft HTML export does not give clean html and is not much help in my opinion in getting stuff from word to CD.

Adriaan van den Brand
Thursday, September 26, 2002

Has anyone considered Office 2000 HTML Filter 2.0 at yet?

Bob Riemersma
Tuesday, October 8, 2002

I copy Word docs into the 602Pro Suite ( ) then paste into City Desk. Its freeware.

Amos Satterlee
Tuesday, October 8, 2002

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