This gem is unmaintained. Please let me know if you want to maintain it.
Convert office documents using LibreOffice / OpenOffice to one of their supported formats.
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install libreconv
You need to install Libreoffice or Openoffice on your system to use this gem. The code has been tested with Libreoffice 4.4.
require 'libreconv' # Converts document.docx to my_document_as.pdf # This requires that the soffice binary is present in your PATH. Libreconv.convert('document.docx', '/Users/ricn/pdf_documents/my_document_as.pdf') # Converts document.docx to pdf and writes the output to the specified path # This requires that the soffice binary is present in your PATH. Libreconv.convert('document.docx', '/Users/ricn/pdf_documents') # You can also convert a source file directly from an URL Libreconv.convert('http://myserver.com/123/document.docx', '/Users/ricn/pdf_documents/doc.pdf') # Converts document.docx to document.pdf # If you for some reason can't have soffice in your PATH you can specifiy the file path to the soffice binary Libreconv.convert('document.docx', '/Users/ricn/pdf_documents', '/Applications/LibreOffice.app/Contents/MacOS/soffice') # Converts document.docx to my_document_as.html Libreconv.convert('document.docx', '/Users/ricn/pdf_documents/my_document_as.html', nil, 'html') # Converts document.docx to my_document_as.pdf using writer_pdf_Export filter Libreconv.convert('document.docx', '/Users/ricn/pdf_documents/my_document_as.pdf', nil, 'pdf:writer_pdf_Export')
The following people have contributed ideas, documentation, or code to Libreconv:
- Richard Nyström
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git checkout -b my-new-feature)
- Commit your changes (
git commit -am 'Add some feature')
- Push to the branch (
git push origin my-new-feature)
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