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authorGuido Günther <agx@sigxcpu.org>2008-10-12 16:11:10 +0200
committerGuido Günther <agx@sigxcpu.org>2008-10-14 22:45:00 +0200
commitb5afee88034691f4d360e25f5533d9fcfeead81d (patch)
parentf07e9117d0f018b6ec48d5f5dca599dcff280684 (diff)
Add TODO and README file
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+Migrating from legacy binary document formats to ODF can be a pain if documents
+use fonts that only support some non unicode encodings (e.g. armscii or
+Odfrecode allows to remap these characters sets to the appriopriate unicode
+codepoints after they've been converted to ODF and makes it therefore possible
+to get rid of the legacy fonts used in this documents.
+There are two tools available:
+* odfrecode is noninteractive and can be used for batch conversion
+* odfrecode-gtk shows a dialog after conversion which allows the user to
+ direclty open the converted Document in OpenOffice (or another ODF capable
+ application). This can e.g. be used in a Nautilus/Konqueror/Dolphin context menu.
+The following example recodes foo.odt from armscii8 to unicode:
+ odfrecode-gtk --recoder=armscii8 foo.odt
+New converters can easily be added. For a simple example have a look at
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+* Add more recoders (viscii, ...)
+* Add i18n
+* Add fully interactive mode
+* Add back service menus