[greenstone-users] .docx and .ppt files

From Amos Kujenga
DateWed Apr 28 16:00:16 2010
Subject [greenstone-users] .docx and .ppt files
In-Reply-To (4BD797C3-8070206-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
Dear Jeff,

I've managed to go round the problem on Windows 7 by using the
UnknownPlugin then enabling process_exp and entering the following
value therein:


I hope that'll work for you. Kindly provide feedback.



On 4/28/10, Katherine Don <kjdon@cs.waikato.ac.nz> wrote:
> Hi Jeff
> WordPlugin can only process older formats, not docx. This is something we
> hope to rectify for the next release.
> Some people have had trouble with powerpoint. In theory, greenstone should
> be able to process 95/97 version powerpoints. And it works fine here for us.
> What OS are you using?
> Are you using GLI? PLease put GLI into expert mode
> (File->Mode->preferences), in create panel, import options, set verbosity to
> 5, then reimport.
> Do you get error messages about the ppt files?
> Regards,
> Katherine
> Dycus, Jeff A wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am building a library using greenstone version 2.83. The
>> PowerPointPlugin is unable to process the .ppt documents and the
>> WordPlugin is unable to process the .docx documents I would like to
>> include in my collection. I have searched the list archives for solutions
>> to this problem to no avail. I have found posts from others who have had
>> the same problems, but no references to solutions. Does anyone know of a
>> solution to this problem? My theory is that the problem is related to the
>> Microsoft Office 2007 version of the documents, however I have not been
>> able to get the PowerPointPlugin to process older .ppt documents either.
>> Older Word documents (.doc format) are incorporated into the collection
>> with no problem.
>> Thanks,
>> Jeff
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