Skip to main content
Join the official 2020 Python Developers SurveyStart the survey!

Lightweight python module to allow extracting text from OpenDocument (odt) files.

Project description

Lightweight python module for extracting raw text from OpenDocument (odt) files.

Linux, macOS and Windows platforms supported.

Just point at the file with the .odt extension and let it print it out for you.

Installation

$ pip install odtreader

Usage

You can simply use it by calling the odtToText() function. The file is parsed and the text returned to you as a unicode object.

Example:

from ODTReader.odtreader import odtToText

text = odtToText("path/to/file.odt")

It can also be used as a command line utility.

Example:

$ python odtreader.py path/to/file.odt
This is the contents of the odt file!

$ python odtreader.py path/to/file.odt -o outfile.txt
Contents written to 'outfile.txt'

Version Support

This module only supports Python 2.7 as of now.

License

GNU GPL v3.0 License, see LICENSE file.

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Files for ODTReader, version 0.0.5
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size ODTReader-0.0.5.tar.gz (2.7 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View

Supported by

Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page