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A pure python-based utility to extract text, hyperlinks and imagesfrom docx files.

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This project is forked from ankushshah89/python-docx2txt. A new feature is added: extract the hyperlinks and its corresponding texts.

It is a pure python-based utility to extract text from docx files. The code is taken and adapted from python-docx. It can however also extract text from header, footer and hyperlinks. It can now also extract images.

How to install?

pip install docxpy

How to run?

  1. From command line:
# extract text
docx2txt file.docx
# extract text and images
docx2txt -i /tmp/img_dir file.docx
  1. From python:
import docxpy

file = 'file.docx'

# extract text
text = docxpy.process(file)

# extract text and write images in /tmp/img_dir
text = docxpy.process(file, "/tmp/img_dir")


# if you want the hyperlinks
doc = docxpy.DOCReader(file)
doc.process()  # process file
hyperlinks = doc.data['links']

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