Wrapper for 'unrtf' utility to extract text from RTF documents
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unrtf

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Extract Text from Rich Text Format (rtf) Documents

Wraps the unrtf utility to extract text from rtf files.

Installation

devtools::install_github("ropensci/unrtf")

Hello World

The function has only a single function unrtf(). It takes either a local file path or a URL to a word document:

library(unrtf)
text <- unrtf("https://jeroen.github.io/files/sample.rtf", format = "text")
html <- unrtf("https://jeroen.github.io/files/sample.rtf", format = "html")
cat(text)