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2003.09.16 20:36 "OT: MS Word to TIFF conversion", by Fernando Loygorri
2003.09.16 21:03 "OT: MS Word to TIFF conversion", by Leonard Rosenthol
2003.09.16 21:56 "OT: MS Word to TIFF conversion", by Fernando Loygorri
2003.09.16 21:25 "OT: MS Word to TIFF conversion", by Andrey Kiselev
2003.09.16 22:00 "OT: MS Word to TIFF conversion", by Fernando Loygorri

2003.09.16 21:56 "OT: MS Word to TIFF conversion", by Fernando Loygorri

> > I've been asked to find a way to convert Microsoft Word files into
> > TIFF files, so that each page of the original document is turned into
> > a single image in the generated TIFF file.
> 
> Why??

For interoperability: TIFF images are used everywhere in our system and
exclusively in other internal systems with which we must communicate.
 
> > The process must be scriptable and run unattended in a Unix box.
> 
> Your best bet in that case would be using AbiWord 
> (http://www.abiword.org), which can generate images of the pages 
> directly.

Thanks, I'll look into it.

> Keep in mind that the only software that can reproduce Word 
> files 100% is Word - so if you can't use Word, yuo need to be 
> prepared for less-than-perfect renditions.

We realize that and we are not looking for a perfect match, just to get
usable images out of the document pages.

Regards,

-- 
FGL