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abiword — stdin  stdout  - file  -- opt  --help  --version

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abiword [options] [files]

abiword is another program for editing Microsoft Word documents. It is smaller and quicker than soffice, though not as powerful, and perfectly suitable for many editing tasks.

$ abiword myfile.doc

If you specify files on the command line, they must exist: abiword won’t create them for you.

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