stripping email addresses out of word docs
david at cantrell.org.uk
Wed May 10 11:01:34 BST 2006
On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 10:25:38AM +0100, Jacqui Caren wrote:
> A friend has taken over management of heap of contracts but
> there is no database - just a pile of word documents
> (thankfully electronic copies not paper!)
> What he plans to do is email each of the clients however
> manually searching for >400+ email addresses in word docs
> will take him weeks.
I'd be very surprised if Word didn't have the ability to open multiple
documents at once and search for all the @ signs. If, as you say, he's
willing to manually clean the data, that should be sufficient.
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