[Perlfect-search] Re: Indexing Microsoft Documents
Cameron Moore firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri, 26 Oct 2001 12:25:40 -0500
* email@example.com [2001.10.26 10:50]:
> I'm using UNIX, Sun Solaris. I don't know how to do it under Windows,
> but I suggest you start looking for "to text" converters. Good luck.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Davone Vang
> Sent: Friday, October 26, 2001 11:28 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: [Perlfect-search] Re: Indexing Microsoft Documents
> It's been awhile since I got back to my question about indexing
> Microsoft documents and searching them using Perlfect. I remember
> you responding to my question that it worked for you by installing
> "catdoc" and "xls2csv" then adding some code to the config.pl,
> indexer_filesystem.pl, and indexer_web.pl files. One more question
> I have for you is did you do this on a Windows system or a UNIX
> system? Because I'm using a Windows system. I hope you still
> remember what I'm talking about. If you don't, our emails are in
> the October Perlfect mailing archive. Hope to hear from you.
> Thanks for you help.
Forget catdoc. Get antiword. It runs on many different platforms. Use
the same patches that Yurly listed before, and it will work fine.
Antiword is at http://www.winfield.demon.nl/index.html. Enjoy
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