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A simple library to convert rtf to text

Project description

striprtf

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Purpose

This is a simple library to convert rtf files to python strings. A lot of medical documents are written in rtf format which is not ideal for parsing and further processing. This library converts it to plain old text.

How to use

from striprtf.striprtf import rtf_to_text
rtf = "some rtf encoded string"
text = rtf_to_text(rtf)
print(text)

How to use online

If you don't want to install, there is also an online version available at https://striprtf.dev

History

Pyth was not working for the rtf files I had. The next best thing was this gist: https://gist.github.com/gilsondev/7c1d2d753ddb522e7bc22511cfb08676

Very few additions where made, e.g. better formatting of tables.

Pushing to PyPi

  • pip install twine

Run commands

python setup.py sdist bdist_wheel
twine upload -r testpypi dist/*
twine upload -r pypi dist/*

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