?
Solved

Dump *.Doc  to Text ?

Posted on 2010-11-26
5
Medium Priority
?
370 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Im looking for a free or opensource component to Dump *.Doc  to Text ?

Please do not post unless you have a free or opensource method of accomplishing this.

THanks
0
Comment
Question by:Looking_4_Answers
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:DonConsolio
ID: 34220492
0
 

Author Comment

by:Looking_4_Answers
ID: 34220493
Sorry, Delphi 2010
0
 

Author Comment

by:Looking_4_Answers
ID: 34220497
@DonConsolio:

NO THANKS


Actually, i would be more interested in plain ole code versus a component
0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:jimyX
ID: 34221477
Simply you can use the following code to open the doc file and copy the content to memo and/or text file:

uses ComObj, clipbrd;

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  WordApp : Variant;
  Range : Variant;
  i : integer;
  Selection : Variant;
begin
  WordApp := CreateOleObject('Word.Application');
  WordApp.Visible := false;
  Wordapp.documents.open('C:\YouDocFile.doc');
  Range := WordApp.Documents.Item(1).Range;
  WordApp.documents.item(1).select;
  WordApp.selection.copy;
  Memo1.lines.clear;
  Memo1.pastefromclipboard;
  Clipboard.Clear;
  Memo1.Lines.SaveToFile('C:\YouTextFile.txt');
  WordApp.documents.item(1).Close;
  WordApp.Quit;
end;

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
jimyX earned 2000 total points
ID: 34221597
Here is the code for converting without using the clipboard:

uses ComObj;

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
const
  wdDoNotSaveChanges = 0;
var
  WordApp : Variant;
  Range : Variant;
begin
  WordApp := CreateOleObject('Word.Application');
  WordApp.Visible := false;
  Wordapp.documents.open('C:\YouDocFile.doc');
  WordApp.Selection.ClearFormatting;
  Range := WordApp.Documents.Item(1).Range;
  WordApp.documents.item(1).select;
  Memo1.Lines.Text := WordApp.selection.text;
  Memo1.Lines.SaveToFile('C:\YouTextFile.txt');
  WordApp.ActiveDocument.Close(wdDoNotSaveChanges);
  WordApp.Quit;
end;

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this tutorial I will show you how to use the Windows Speech API in Delphi. I will only cover basic functions such as text to speech and controlling the speed of the speech. SAPI Installation First you need to install the SAPI type library, th…
In my programming career I have only very rarely run into situations where operator overloading would be of any use in my work.  Normally those situations involved math with either overly large numbers (hundreds of thousands of digits or accuracy re…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an anti-spam), the admin…
Whether it be Exchange Server Crash Issues, Dirty Shutdown Errors or Failed to mount error, Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery has always got your back. With the help of its easy to understand user interface and 3 simple steps recovery proced…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month12 days, 15 hours left to enroll

580 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question