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Re: Converting word docs to pdf

From: Brian Schonecker (41217@xyz.molar.is)
Date: Fri 19 Apr 2002 - 15:14:51 UTC

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    Could you 'quarantine' all of your DOC extension files and then have the
    procmail script fire off the Word2PDF conversion utility?

    B

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Sampo Nurmentaus" <41262@xyz.molar.is>
    To: "Brian Schonecker" <41217@xyz.molar.is>
    Cc: <41298@xyz.molar.is>
    Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 10:35 AM
    Subject: Re: [anomy-list]: Converting word docs to pdf

    >
    > Sounds quite reasonable when you have a windows machine
    > from which you want to print from.
    >
    > I don't have one so the problem is that incoming email
    > including word docs must be manually converted with
    > wcPDF to PDF files. Well, not a big challange for me
    > espesially when most of word docs sent to me contain
    > no usefull payload. But my mailserver is also
    > servin my borther and father both using windoze. So
    > converting .docs to pdfs would absolutely disable
    > all the macroviruses sent to them. And also would ease
    > my life.
    >
    > So problem is how to mangle an attachment in incoming
    > mail while keeping ms word as far away from me as possible :-)
    >
    > wcPDF does some nice work on this era but in addition to manglin
    > attacment it should also be renamed if mangling goes ok. If it
    > doesn't it should be dropped. Or something like that.
    >
    > SaBe
    >
    > > I've had a lot of responses for my "Print to PDF" mini-howto.
    > >
    > > Here is a zipped up copy of what you'll need to get started.
    > >
    > > ftp://ftp.one.net/pub/users/bschonec/ps2pdf.zip
    > >
    > >
    > > Please note. This "how to" is _very_ MINI.
    > >
    > > It assumes you know how to add Linux LPD printers, edit the printcap
    file,
    > > etc.
    > >
    > > If you need help, I'll do my best but I'll be incommunicado for a few
    days
    > > so be patient.
    > >
    > > Brian
    > >
    > >
    > >
    >
    >
    >



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