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PPT is a Microsoft Office proprietary binary document format, along with DOC and XLS. This command line showing how to convert multiple PPT files into ODP files. This can be considered as Microsoft PowerPoint to LibreOffice Impress documents conversion. We use here some PPT files from some different resources (mentioned below).

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XLS is a Microsoft Office proprietary binary document format, along with DOC and PPT. With a command line below, we can convert multiple XLS files into ODS files. This conversion can be considered as Excel to Calc documents conversion. Here, we use XLS files from some freely available internet sources (we don't create the XLS files).

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DOC is Microsoft Word proprietary binary document file format. It was super popular before the trend of Microsoft OOXML formats (e.g. docx). This command example showing how to convert multiple DOC files into ODT files. This article is intended to help converting proprietary Microsoft document format files into OpenDocument Format files.

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ODP (OpenDocument Presentation) is an open standard for digital document format comparable to Microsoft PPTX. We use LibreOffice Impress to access odp files. By using soffice command line, you can convert multiple odp files at once. Imagine you have 1000 odp files and need to have them as pdf as soon as possible. Then this command is for you. We use some odp templates from templates.libreoffice.org to demonstrate the process.

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ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet) is an open digital document format standard for spreadsheet software comparable to Microsoft's XLSX. This command showing how to convert multiple ods to pdf files by using soffice console program. Here, we use some ods files freely available from http://templates.libreoffice.org/template-center.

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This command (soffice) is a part of LibreOffice software package to help you perform many document files manipulations (including conversion) without GUI. In this command example, we convert all odt to pdf files in a directory. Pay attention to the blank spaces in this command line. The sample output is shown below.

soffice --headless --convert-to pdf *.odt


And the conversion results are like in picture below. Left = odt, right = pdf.


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This article is a long compilation of our six series of GNU sed command line examples. This article contains more than 60 command lines divided in 6 part. This is intended for those who want to practice, hence this article contains no explanation for every example. We hope this helps you to learn GNU sed easier.

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This is a short compilation of 6 bulk processing command line examples from 6 of our previous articles about bulk images converting, resizing, reducing (file size), rotating, and flipping. Here we mention only the title and the command lines, without the explanations (but we give a link to the corresponding article), for every action of processing below. For those don't know, the command lines here are basically just bash looping commands combined with ImageMagick's convert command lines.

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