First, download the toolkit to a folder and unzip it. Then, follow instructions for your Operating System (OS).
terminal and go to the folder, and run
node pq.cjs -g sample; open ./output/sample_v1.1.docx. If that worked, then you’re good to go! Read the guide and play with the sample.
if you get a
node related error, or not installed, install the latest version (LTS) of Node from here, then open terminal and do step 1. Node >= 16 is recommended and may be needed for this to work.
Alternatively, watch this 1 minute installation video
nodejs (if it’s not already available and >= 14.0) from here
pandoc releases page and download the binaries (.zip) for your OS. Then copy the
.exe binary inside
./bin in your downloaded folder and overwrite the
pandoc in there.
now go to the folder root using the Windows
cmd terminal, and run
node pq.cjs -g; and then using Explorer, open
./output/sample.docx. If that worked, then you’re good to go!
Download and extract the files to a folder.
Go to the
pandoc releases page and download the .tar.gz for your Linux platform. Extract the
.tar.gz and copy the
pandoc binary inside
./bin and overwrite the
pandoc in the PQ download folder
Now do the same as in step 1. Note that since there is no official Linux distribution of Microsoft word, you may need to use other open source solutions to open the docx files (outside the scope of this document)
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