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How to convert office 2003 files(doc, ppt, xls) to xml office format like pptx, docx and xlsx using OpenXML sdk
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Updated 29-Dec-11 18:47pm

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Use Office 2007 or later, it will do it automatically.
   
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[no name] 30-Dec-11 4:54am
   
I am working on Documnet management so there are thousands of document in office 2003 format, i need to convert them in later version using open xml sdk
Richard MacCutchan 30-Dec-11 5:10am
   
Firstly I would ask why you need to convert them, since any later version of MSOffice or OpenOffice can read the old format files. However, if you wish to do it via code then you will need to use either the Microsoft.Office.Interop or the OpenOffice SDK; both systems can be found easily via Google.
[no name] 30-Dec-11 5:13am
   
actualy i need text strings from those files using Openxml. is it possible to extract text from office 2003 docs using open xml?
Richard MacCutchan 30-Dec-11 5:40am
   
No, you need to use the Office.Interop as I mentioned before.

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