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Re: tlug: msword files

Shimpei Yamashita wrote:
> You(Tony Laszlo) wrote:
> > On Thu, 7 Oct 1999, Havard Bell wrote:
> > > If you don't need the formatting, try:
> > >
> > >     [ home]$ strings your_doc.doc
> >
> > Though I think the other ways probably
> > have their merits, this one is simple
> > and swift. 'course, "strings xxx.doc > xx.txt"
> > will give you an ascii text file with just
> > a couple of funky symbols in it, so this is
> > a very easy way of converting, as well as
> > viewing.
> But does "strings" work on Japanese characters at all? I suspect not.

Can we write a SJIS version of 'strings'?

It might be not too difficult.

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