Viewing .doc & .docx in mutt

First, install doc2txt & antiword.

Secondly, add

application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; cat %s|/usr/local/bin/docx2txt.pl; copiousoutput
application/msword ; antiword %s ; copiousoutput

to ~/.mailcap

Now ‘v’ to view the word attachment should work

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One Response to Viewing .doc & .docx in mutt

  1. jh says:

    one can also use pandoc to convert docx to markdown, which reads very nicely in comandline

    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; pandoc -s %s -t markdown; copiousoutput

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