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Batch Convert OpenOffice (ODT) to MS Word (DOC) files?

I have a directory full of OpenOffice.org odt files that I'd like to batch-convert to doc files. Is there an easy way to do this? (bonus points if your answer uses OpenOffice and a Linux ...
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Why noises appeared when convert 16bit wav to 8 bit wav, how to avoid it?

We have some 16bit/8000HZ/Mono/PCM .wav files, we need to convert to 8bit to use in our telephone system. But after conversion, we found there're many noise appeared in the 8bit .wav files even if ...
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How to install Uniconvertor (command-line app) on Mac OS 10.7.2 (Lion)?

Uniconvertor is a command-line tool that shares code with the sK1 Project. it's used to convert from one type of vector graphic file to another like this: uniconvertor before.eps after.svg I'm ...
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Convert .fon to TTF or OTF

How can I convert a bitmap fonts (.fon) into TTF or OTF fonts? I don't need any of the features in vector fonts such as ClearType; I just want my bitmap font simply transformed into TTF or OTF ...
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Convert PDF files to linked HTML files

Does anyone know of a way to convert a PDF file to HTML files, 1 file per page? If the pages can be linked with each other, that is, page 10 contains links to pages 9 and 11, for easier browsing, ...
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How should I convert Markdown (or similar) to a Word Document?

Here's the deal: In school I want to write my actual content in Markdown (using [Q10] or Notepad++) in school so that I can actually focus on writing without the ugliness of Word 2000 on my screen, ...
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Inserting SVG files in a Microsoft Word document

How can I convert or insert an Inkscape SVG file to a Microsoft Word document? Note: It has to be editable. The resulting exported PDF has selectable text.
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How to convert .torrent file into magnet link?

I'm interested of converting a .torrent binary file into a magnet file. What are the possibilities to achieve that in Linux/Unix/OSX? Sample format: ...
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How to downmix stereo output to mono on Mac OS X

Let's just open and close this: Is there a built in way to downmix all stereo output to mono on Mac OS X?
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Enable auto save conversations in Microsoft Office Communicator 2007

For any conversation I have to manually say 'File->Save->Save As Email' which saves the Conversation so far in that window to 'Conversation History' folder. But many times if I forget to do that & ...
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Batch convert all html files in a directory into pdf files in windows?

I see one solution so far: http://www.htmldoc.org/ Are there any more out there which are suggested?
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FFMPEG “Past duration 0.xxxxxx too large”

I'm recording an HLS streaming and I would like to save in a FLV Container. My ffmpeg's cmd is: /.../recorder/class/ffmpeg-2.6.1-32bit-static/./ffmpeg -i http://server/url/playlist.m3u8 -b:a 128K ...
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How to import LaTeX equation into MS Word Equation or into MathType?

Say I have this LaTeX code: \begin{equation} \label{eq1} V_{conf}(r) = \frac{A}{r^2} + Br^2 - 2\sqrt{AB} \end{equation} How to import it in MS Word?
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How to convert PowerPoint presentations into a Kindle/E-reader friendly form?

I have a lot of documents in .ppt and .pptx (blame the co-workers). I would like to read them on way home or elsewhere... when I have a little time to catch up with things. One thing I could do with ...
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Importer or converter for ClarisWorks cwk format?

I have several ClarisWorks documents (*.CWK) that I'd like to import into a more modern format like Microsoft Word or Open Office. It seems Star Office can apparently open cwk files, but the product ...
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Convert a Entire Folder To PDF

I want to turn an entire folder(R Tutorial) that is a web site(written in HTML only) that I've already downloaded all the tree to my computer, but I want to turn this into a single PDF. Someone knows ...
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How to convert PDF from two slides per page into one slide per page?

I have a presentation in pdf file with two slides per page. I want a presentation in pdf file with one slide per page. I tried using ImageMagick: convert -crop 1x2@ orig.pdf t2.pdf It ...
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enscript for txt to rtf conversion - setting font type and size

Enscript seems to be broken when converting txt files into rtf files, e.g. enscript dmr102.txt -w rtf -f Times-Roman30 -p dmr102.rtf doesn't complain about the font being missing, but when you open ...
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How to extract Blu-ray audio without any conversion?

As avconv (forked from ffmpeg) said, the format of Blu-ray audio stream is called pcm_bluray, but why most of the tutorials say using -acodec pcm_s**le flag (** depends on its sample rate)? Are they ...
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Get the number of tiffs in a multi-tiff with command line ImageMagick?

Is there a way to get the number of tiffs in a multi-tiff with a command line utility in ImageMagick? What I want to to is to extract (split) the multi-tiff into single files. However if the tiff ...
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Make File appear like a Folder

So here's the scenario. My company's network has a "dropbox" (aka scratch drive) on the network which we can use to temporarily store our files. However, IT can choose to, on any given night, delete ...
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Linux utility to convert a binary sequence stored in a text file into ASCII values [closed]

I have reversed a file, dumped its binary contents, wrote a tool to perform some operations on the binary, and the output is stored in a new binary file. I want to convert this binary back to ASCII. I ...
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MPEG-4 (Base Media / Version 2) to MPEG-4 (3GPP Media Release 5)

Hi I want to convert an MP4 file to work with a Sony Ericsson Aino Here is a detailed comparison of the file format that I want to convert to which is MP4(3GPP) and the file that I want to convert ...
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Converting from color to true black and white in ImageMagick? [duplicate]

I have seen how to convert a picture from color to grayscale in this Super User question and answer thread. However, grayscale is not black and white. Simply put, if a field has color, I want to ...
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Using Gimp to batch convert images to another format in Windows

As implied by the title, does anybody know how to use the gimp-console-[version].exe program to batch convert images between formats (with default settings) in Windows ?
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Convert single PNG image into single PDF

I need a method to convert single images (specifically PNG format) into PDF's that are automatically re-sized to fit that single image (and not remain the default 8.5x11" letter size). I could do this ...
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Pandoc not converting Markdown list to LaTeX properly

I cannot seem to get Pandoc to convert my Markdown documents to PDF (via LaTeX) properly. The problem seems to come from how I am formatting my lists. If I use the following command pandoc -i test.md ...
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Win7 - Batch convert script - mp3 to ogg?

Trying to convert some mp3 to ogg using VLC on Win7. I started by modifying what I found here, but couldn't get it to work: How to convert several files of one type (e.g. wav to mp3) using VLC or ...
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How can I get the text of notes in a ppt file via unoconv?

I would like to get text of notes for individual slides in PPT to easily accessible format in my linux machine(Ubuntu 12.04). My goal is to convert PPT slides to image files with meta data, notes as ...
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How do I convert this to one column? [closed]

Like, just say I have something like this a b c d e f And I wanted to make it like this: a b c d e f How would I do so? I can't do it manually cause there's millions of lines like ...
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What video converter is the easiest to use? [closed]

my father-in-law has bought a box that plays videos from USB stick, but some of videos have AC3/PCM audio stream, and the device isn't able to cope with that. It is unfortunately only able to decode ...
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How to create a .cur file on Mac OS X

Does anyone know how to convert a GIF file to a CUR file for use as a CSS cursor on a Mac? I've seen several applications for Windows that do this, but nothing yet for Mac. Is there anything out ...
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Gif output not as smooth when selecting a sequence of files individually

I have a sequence of images 001.png 002.png 003.png that I would like to combine into an animation. I used the following command convert -dispose 3 -loop 0 *.png out.gif And it looks ok. However, ...
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Transparency issues when converting png's to gif

I am using imagemagick's convert to take a set of PNG's and convert to GIF. The command I am using is convert -delay 10 -loop 0 *.png out.gif I like the results as there is little drop in visual ...
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Ubuntu: Convert OpenOffice Calc to Excel workbook using CLI

I need to create an automated report in a spreadsheet format. Unfortunately, There seems to be an easy way to create these reports using OpenOffice Calc, but upper managements wants them in MS Excel ...
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Formatting issues converting .pdf to .docx [duplicate]

I am having trouble with a .pdf document that needs converting to Word. I am using Acrobat XI Pro with Office Word 2013 and am on Windows 7 Pro. The original .pdf has Bold and nomal text, varying ...
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How to convert PDF/A to normal PDF?

I can't do many things with PDF/A format files that I could do with regular PDF files such as 'cropping' the document etc. How can I convert PDF/A to normal PDF document? I installed PitStop pro but ...
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oxps to pdf or image - Linux

I've been trying to solve the problem of converting an .oxps file to .pdf or other file format. Any solutions for Linux out there? I've been searching around and cannot come up with much thus far. ...
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Vim: changing tabs to spaces

I know this question has been asked many times, but I'm not finding a solution to my problem in particular, mostly because I can't even really identify the problem. Here's the timeline of events: ...
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Conversion AAC+ to mp3

I listen a radio station in VLC Media Player. It broadcasts in AAC+ but I want to listen it on my interneradio in MP3 format. How can I convert it into MP3 Stream?
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How to convert .odt to .html (or .md) from the commandline?

I just found out about Pandoc. Excellent tool. But it gives me this "Pandoc can convert to ODT, but not from ODT. Try using LibreOffice to export as HTML, and convert that with pandoc." I don't want ...
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Why is the pdf made by converting with Calibre no longer searchable and the text “copied” from it gibberish?

I'm trying to use Calibre to convert mobi and epub formats to pdf and it is working for the purposes of reading, but there are problems. Namely, the character encoding seems messed up. Searching the ...
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Erroneous volume level shifts using ffmpeg to convert AC3 in M2TS to WAV

I using ffmpeg to extract audio from non-commercial bluray m2ts video files, for subsequent loudness analysis in AudioLeak or Dolby Media Meter. The m2ts sometimes have AC3 audio and sometimes have ...
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Can I convert an image from CMYK to RGB in Mac OS X?

Is there a way to convert a JPEG from CMYK to RGB, using Preview or any other tool built into Mac OS X? I see I can go to Tools | Assign Profile… and select from a long list of options, including ...
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Reload web page with each copy wkhtmltopdf

I'm using wkhtmltopdf to convert a web page to a PDF. Each time the web page is loaded, it generates some random numbers that affect the look of the page. I wish to have a unique page for every copy. ...
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Convert from avi to uncompressed tiff using ffmpeg

In Use ffmpeg for JPEG to TIFF conversion there is an answer how to convert to TIFF. So, I followed that process written on that answer: ffmpeg -i input.avi -pix_fmt rgb24 output.tiff ...
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Batch convert XLS to XLSX

I have to work with an old application that can only export XLS files and I write programs in .Net using the EPPlus library that is only capable of reading XLSX files. What is the easiest way to ...
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Convert text in PowerPoint 2011 to MP3 audio? [closed]

I know it's technically impossible to convert PowerPoint to MP3s. What I really want is to have a speech synthesizer create an MP3 file with at least the key points from each PowerPoint slide. ...
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Converting between EPS and SVG format

What is the best way to convert from an EPS formatted vector graphic to an SVG formatted graphic using only freely available tools?
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How can I convert a djvu to a pdf preserving word searchability?

I have a djvu file in which I can search for specific words. However, If I convert it to pdf (I tried with cutePDF and with the online djvu-pdf tool) the possibility to search for words seems to be ...