96.5 Convert MS/Word to PDF


To convert a Microsoft Word document to pdf we can use libreoffice.

libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf input.docx 

This will produce input.pdf.

To convert a folder of Microsoft Word documents:

for f in *.docx; do libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf $f; done 

See Section 5.5 for other document conversions.

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