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How to avoid convert-to to stop after 249 files? [closed]

asked 2017-06-13 10:28:29 +0200

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I and doing simple command: soffice --convert-to "txt:Text (encoded):UTF8" --outdir ../txt *.doc on a CentOS 7.3 Linux from CLI, in directory with 815 .doc files.

Command stops after 249 files are converted.

Is it a bug, LibreOffice limit, OS limit or LibreOffice bug?

Is there a way to issue soffice with command to convert other files, or do I have to partition file list for less then 250 files?

Or, can I feed soffice from bash "find" command directly with groups of 249- files?

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answered 2017-06-13 10:38:45 +0200

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OK, after some complicated searching the venue, it turns out that it was a CLI/shell issue, solved by using xargs: https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questi...

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