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#!/usr/bin/env python
"""
This file opens a docx (Office 2007) file and dumps the text.
If you need to extract text from documents, use this file as a basis for your
work.
Part of Python's docx module - http://github.com/mikemaccana/python-docx
See LICENSE for licensing information.
"""
import sys
from docx import opendocx, getdocumenttext
if __name__ == '__main__':
try:
document = opendocx(sys.argv[1])
newfile = open(sys.argv[2], 'w')
except:
print(
"Please supply an input and output file. For example:\n"
" example-extracttext.py 'My Office 2007 document.docx' 'outp"
"utfile.txt'"
)
exit()
# Fetch all the text out of the document we just created
paratextlist = getdocumenttext(document)
# Make explicit unicode version
newparatextlist = []
for paratext in paratextlist:
newparatextlist.append(paratext.encode("utf-8"))
# Print out text of document with two newlines under each paragraph
newfile.write('\n\n'.join(newparatextlist))