ssconvert



SSCONVERT(1)                         GNOME                        SSCONVERT(1)




NAME

       ssconvert - a command line spreadsheet format converter



SYNOPSIS

       ssconvert [OPTIONS] infile outfile



DESCRIPTION

       ssconvert  is  a  command  line  utility  to  convert spreadsheet files
       between various spreadsheet file formats. It is a companion utility  to
       Gnumeric,  the  powerful  spreadsheet  program  created  by  the  GNOME
       project.



OPTIONS

       This program follows the usual GNU command  line  syntax,  with  single
       letter  options  starting  with  a single dash (‘-’) and longer options
       starting with two dashes (‘--’).


   Main options
       --list-exporters
              List the available exporters (file formats)

       --list-importers
              List the available importers (file formats)

       -E, --import-encoding=STRING
              Specify an encoding for imported content

       -T, --export-type=ID
              Specify which exporter to use; see below for a list.


   Help options
       -v, --version
              Display ssconvert’s version

       -h, --help, --usage
              Display a brief usage message


   Path options
       -L, --lib-dir=STRING
              Set the root library directory

       -D, --data-dir=STRING
              Adjust the root data directory



LIST OF IDS

       Gnumeric_xml_sax:xml_sax
              EXPERIMENTAL SAX based Gnumeric (*.gnumeric)

       Gnumeric_dif:dif
              Data Interchange Format (*.dif)

       Gnumeric_html:roff
              TROFF (*.me)

       Gnumeric_html:latex
              LaTeX 2e (*.tex)

       Gnumeric_html:xhtml_range
              XHTML range - for export to clipboard

       Gnumeric_html:xhtml
              XHTML (*.html)

       Gnumeric_html:html40frag
              HTML (*.html) fragment

       Gnumeric_html:html40
              HTML 4.0 (*.html)

       Gnumeric_html:html32
              HTML 3.2 (*.html)

       Gnumeric_Excel:excel_dsf
              MS Excel (tm) 97/2000/XP & 5.0/95

       Gnumeric_Excel:excel_biff8
              MS Excel (tm) 97/2000/XP

       Gnumeric_Excel:excel_biff7
              MS Excel (tm) 5.0/95

       Gnumeric_stf:stf
              Text export (configurable)

       Gnumeric_XmlIO:gnum_xml
              Gnumeric XML file format



EXAMPLE

       To convert the gnumeric file foo.gnumeric to a Microsoft Excel(TM) file
       foo.xls:

       ssconvert --export-type=Gnumeric_Excel:excel_dsf foo.gnumeric foo.xls




BUGS

       ssconvert is a recent addition to Gnumeric. Its main limitation is that
       there is currently no  provision  for  importer  or  exporter  specific
       flags.



LICENSE

       ssconvert  is  licensed  under  the terms of the General Public License
       (GPL), version 2. For information on this license look  at  the  source
       code  that  came  with  the  software  or  see  the GNU project page at
       http://www.gnu.org/.



COPYRIGHT

       The copyright on the gnumeric software and source code is held  by  the
       individual authors as is documented in the source code.



AUTHOR

       ssconvert’s primary author is Jody Goldberg <jody@gnome.org>; ssconvert
       builds on the gnumeric codebase.

       The initial version of this manpage was written by J.H.M. Dassen  (Ray)
       <jdassen@debian.org>.



SEE ALSO

       gnumeric(1)

       The Gnumeric Homepage at http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/

       The GNOME project page at  http://www.gnome.org/



gnumeric                      September 27, 2003                  SSCONVERT(1)

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