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Date: 2013dec3
OS: Linux

Q.  How can I convert a Rich Text Format (RTF) file to HTML on the command line?

A.	You can use the unrtf command:

unrtf --html myfile.rtf > myfile.html
On RedHat/Fedora/CentOS there is an "unrtf" package. unrtf isn't perfect. Instead of converting text with Heading1 style into <h1> with some css applied to used old-style <font> and other tags. It doesn't understand the text part of a hyperlink. But for basic stuff its fine. This program used to be called rtf2htm.

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