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I am trying to convert documents using abiword and then would like to output the result to stdout, so that I can use that in my php application. I am able to convert, but was unable to find anything that worked to get the output to stdout, I tried this: abiword --to=txt testfile.rtf fd://1 - this I found on: Its not working. any ideas? thanks in advance.

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You almost had it right:

abiword --to=txt --to-name=fd://1  testfile.rtf
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Awesome thanks for the help, that works perfectly. Appreciate it. – louis_coetzee Aug 4 '12 at 23:09

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