kantiword(1) installs desktop icon for d'n'd function of antiword


kantiword [ papersize wordfile ]


kantiword is a helper script for antiword(1), an application that displays the text and the images of Microsoft Word documents.
Kantiword can be used to install an icon on your destop (into ~/Desktop dir), if it will be invoked with less that 2 parameters.
If it is called with 2 parameters, it will convert a copy of wordfile to PDF and display it. Plain text output will be used, if no PDF viewer like kpdf, xpdf or gv is installed.


paper size ('a4' or 'letter') of given wordfile.
Microsoft Word document to display.


kantiword was written by Adri van Os <[email protected]> and adapted by Erik Schanze <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Erik Schanze <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


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