Is there a good utility out there that can translate Word .doc and .docx into compliant HTML?

Posted on 2007-08-09
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
If anyone here has every used the Word 2007 "Save As: Web Page - Filtered", you know that it generates completely NON-compliant HTML code (good job M$ - geesh - slaps head!).

Why they have chosen to generate non-compliant html is beyond me (I think the whole M$ Offie Development Team was on crack, but that's just me).

Are ther any good tools out there that can translate Word .doc and .docx into compliant HTML?

Question by:MitchellVII
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    Why dont you try word itself.

    Type the text what ever you needed which includes all the formatting options, then while saving save it as a web page itself.

    or please try these links

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    Dreamweaver has a good cleanup utility.  You open the page using dreamweaver you saved with word, then you clean it up using the command "Clean up Word HTML..." under the command menu.
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    I've discovered that if I use the following DOCTYPE, it likes most of Word's filtered markup:

    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">


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