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Shell script for converting a batch of *.md files into *.rst using pandoc.
# This script was created to convert a directory full
# of Word Document (.docx) files into .md equivalents. It uses
# pandoc to do the conversion.
#
# 1. Install pandoc from http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/
# 2. Copy this script into the directory containing the .md files
# 3. Ensure that the script has execute permissions
# 4. Run the script
# By default this will keep the original .md file
FILES=*.docx
for f in $FILES
do
# extension="${f##*.}"
filename="${f%.*}"
echo "Converting $f to $filename.md"
`pandoc $f -t markdown -o $filename.md`
# uncomment this line to delete the source file.
# rm $f
done
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