[R] reading in MS Word files

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 13:59:54 CEST 2009


On 8/17/09, Mark Kimpel <mwkimpel at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am familiar with packages that read and write Excel files on both Windows
>  and Linux platforms.
>  Do any packages provide similar functionality for MS Word files? I have a
>  lot of text processing to do and the text is embedded in ~200 different Word
>  files (.doc format Office 2003). All I need to do is read, not write.
Perhaps export to .txt or .html via OpenOffice and then read and process in R?

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